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
SOUTHERN RESPONSE, TOWER and STATE (IAG)INSURANCE - REBUILD Q AND A On the 15th of
July Insurance company representatives from Southern Response and Tower and the 23rd of July
representatives from State (IAG)will come to the Community House. Both meetings start at 7:00pm.
These meetings will answer any questions you may have about the rebuild process as it relates to
settling your insurance claim. Please send the questions you have to firstname.lastname@example.org by the
11th of July for the Southern Response/Tower meeting and by 18th of July for the State (IAG)meeting.
Ensure you include which company the question is directed too.
NEW BRIGHTON COMMUNITY GARDEN VISIT
Following on from our recent talk about Community Gardens at the Community House we are planning a
trip to the New Brighton Community on Saturday the 19th of July. We plan to depart the Community
House at 11:30am. Bring your lunch as we will have lunch at the Community Gardens. Register your
interest by emailing email@example.com or by phone (3885 700). We will car pool to/from the
OTHER NEW EVENTS
GENERAL ELECTION - CANDIDATES Q and A
Sunday the 10th of August at 2:00-4:00pm at the South Brighton Community Centre on Beattie Street
we will hold a Community Q and A meeting with political candidates from a number of parties
participating in the forthcoming general election. The event will be facilitated by Chris Lynch of Newstalk
ZB. There will also be light refreshments at the end of the event so people can meet candidates at the
end of the event.
We are now asking for residents of both South Brighton and Southshore to submit questions that you
want answered by the candidates. Please send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 3rd of
August. Questions will then shortlisted by a panel from both the Southshore and South Brighton
REGULAR EVENTS AT THE COMMUNITY HOUSE
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. depressionsupportnetwork.org.nz
The Red Cross will now be visiting us on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Come along and
chat to the friendly Red Cross staff from 10am at the Community House. They can provide support for
those that need it and also advice on other organisations or agencies that can provide further support.
They still have available Pack and Move, Storage and Independent Advice Grants.
MONDAYS MahJong Club 12.45-3.30pm. For more details on this activity ring Lorraine 3885-122.
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 12th of July from 9.00am-11.00am at their new home, Saint
Lukes Church in Pine Avenue.
Come to the Community House on Tuesdays from 4.00-6.30pm to pay for and collect your fruit and vege
packs Phone Lynda on388-6082 or email Southshore47@xtra.co.nz for more details on how to join and
also if you would like to help as a volunteer.
10 am to 12 noon Mon to Sat and 3-6pm Tuesdays. Books are in the "Quiet Room" 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