Regeneration areas

We’re developing Christchurch’s former residential red zones and encouraging people to visit and use these special areas.

Volunteer in the restoration areas

Receive updates on upcoming volunteer opportunities and how you can shape the future of these special areas.


Together with the Brooklands community we're in the process of developing a Community Action Plan.

Have your say

From time to time we have opportunities to have your say on developments in the former residential red zones.

Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor

The largest regeneration area, stretching from the city to the sea.

Port Hills

About 600 red-zoned properties in the Port Hills are scattered between Sumner Beach and Governors Bay.

Southshore and South New Brighton

Information on the Southshore and South New Brighton earthquake legacy project.

Transitional land uses

Use part of the former residential area.

Using the regeneration areas

Have an idea on how to activate part of the former residential areas in the short term? Find out how to proceed.

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