Anchor projects and precincts are key initiatives that will encourage other developments around them and attract people into the central city.

Artist impression of the retail precinct

A thriving urban waterfront – a safe, welcoming and vibrant place where shared cultural values are celebrated.

Find out more about Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct project.(external link)

A major new residential precinct in the Central City with a large central park at its heart.

Find out more about the East Frame Precinct project.(external link)

Dedicated entirely to testing, fixing and discovering new ways to improve the wellbeing of our community.

Find out more about the Health Precinct. (external link)

Dedicated to the organisations that keep our city running, allowing them to share infrastructure and co-ordinate their service delivery.

Find out more about the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.(external link)(external link)

A highly visible, accessible, engaging, beautiful and unique destination in the North Frame of Christchurch’s central city.

Find out more about the North Frame and Community Garden.(external link)

The city’s outlet for all things creative, offering a first-rate facility for music and other performing arts.

Find out more about the Performing Arts Precinct.

A major new residential precinct in the Central City with a large central park at its heart.

Find out more about the South Frame.(external link)