This is the new website of the
Association, set up in 1946 "to
promote the progress of
Southshore and to promote and
protect the community and the
Southshore natural and urban
Here you will find, in one place,
a reliable source of information
on events, news and links with
a focus on Southshore to help
the residents of our beautiful
and unique suburb in the
extraordinary times we are
Currently the focus is very
much on earthquake-related
issues, but, in time, the site will
expand and develop to include
more general resources.
If you have information you
want to share, if there is
information you need, if there
are other topics you think
should be included, if you
perhaps have historic photos of
Southshore, or if you simply
want to comment, please
contact us at email@example.com
We also have a Facebook page
which can be found here -
please 'like' us!
If you live in Southshore, you
will continue to receive regular
copies of the Association
newsletter, the Beacon. If you
are a local business and are
interested in advertising in the
newsletter, please email for
This site will be updated
regularly - come back again
Southshore Residents Association
18 Dec 2012
CERA have just
Some very useful
info, read it HERE
We are also compiling an
email list of residents of people
who want to receive e-mailed
notices of meetings, up-to-date
information etc. This will ONLY
be used by the SSRA. Please
email us if you would like to be
added to this list.
We don’t have the answers
but we want the questions.
To help the residents
association to plan more
workshops and meetings,
questions are needed.
email us with the main
questions you have about your
land and property
16 Sept 2013
Bridge to reopen
2way from 27th
The latest update
from Fulton Hogan
DR ROB GORDON will be giving a presentation on the following:
"What happens to our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing post disaster. Addressing those
common symptoms and flags that are shown by people, particularly the elderly and children. How do we
address these in a manner that is within the realm of their ability before they need professional advice
and support. Also covering understanding the stresses of recovery in the third and fourth years:
protecting health, lifestyle and relationships."
The event will be held at the South Brighton Community Hall, 74 Beatty Street Monday 17th March 2014
@ 7.30-9.30pm. As space is limited it is important that you RSVP to Kathy Morris on 388-2592 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Also we aim to carpool so let Kathy know if you have a car to use or want to
share a car.
CLIMATE CHANGE - INFORMATION SESSION
Tony Moore from CCC will speak broadly about Climate Change and more specifically about the recently
released Tonkin and Taylor report and explain some of the findings and their relevance to us in
This session will be held on the 19th of March at 7.30pm. Please RSVP to email@example.com or
ring the Community House on 3885-700.
MAORI HISTORY OF SOUTHSHORE
Joseph Hullen (Ngai Tahu) and Katharine Watson (Underground Overground Archeology) will present to
us about the history of the Southshore area from there respective backgrounds. Joseph will talk about
the Maori oral history for the area and Katharine about what archeology tells us. This talk will take place
on the 25th of March at the Community House. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or ring the
Community House on 3885-700.
WOMENS CLOTHES SWAP
Bring along any items that you want to change or alternatively if you don't have anything to swap you
can pay a small fee for items you like. This event will happen at the Community House on the Thursday
the 27th of March at 7.00pm till 9.00pm. If you can bring nibbles to share that would be appreciated.
Also B.Y.O drinks. Contact Denise Brown on 3882-945 to register your interest or for further information.
REGULAR EVENTS AT THE COMMUNITY HOUSE
SOUTHSHORE COMMUNITY GROUP
Community morning teas will now be held at the Community House on the first Thursday of every month,
from 10am-12pm.Everyone is welcome. A small plate of food to share would be appreciated. Phone
Maureen for more info, on 388 4834.
CRAFT & KNITTING
MONDAYS 10 am-12pm. Informal lessons for those learning to knit, and other crafts welcome.
Monday to Saturday 10 am to 12 noon. Drop-in for a tea or coffee and a chat.
the Community House is also open from 3pm-8pm on Tuesdays.
Janet Robson from depression support is back at the Community House
on Wednesdays from 10.00am to 12.00pm. If you are finding life tough
at the moment and need someone to speak to then come and speak with Janet.
MONDAYS MahJong Club 12.45-3.30pm. For more details on this activity ring
MUMS AND BUBS COFFEE CLUB.
MONDAYS 11 am. Informal chat and playtime. Be pampered, our volunteers will
make you coffee or tea and hand out the biscuits.
The next Seaside Toy Library will be on the 8th of February from 9.00am-11.00am at the Community
The Vege Co-Op is up and running again. Come down to the Community House on Tuesdays from
3.00-7.00pm to pay for and collect your fruit and vege packs Phone Lynda on388-6082 or email
email@example.com for more details on how you can join the group and also if you would like to
volunteer to help out.
10 am to 12 noon Mon to Sat and 3-8pm Tuesdays. Books are in a bookcase in
the garage at the community house. Swap a book or leave a $2 donation.
EXPLORING AN ESTUARY.
A Field Guide to the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai Christchurch $15.00
($7.50 from each book sold comes back to the community house).
Designed to be taken with you as you explore one of the great treasures of
Christchurch , this field guide will introduce you to the abundant wildlife,
sites of historical interest, and favoured recreation spots of Te Ihutai
19 Dec 2012
CERA has today
launched a new
website to help
Southshore community house, 47 RHR
30 May 2013
the rebuild and
EQC, insurers etc
- A must read!
or on CERA
24 Feb 2014
The Future of the
Meetings 4th &
Read about it