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
SOUTHSHORE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION AGM
Guest Speaker, Mayor of Christchurch, Hon. Lianne Dalziel Thursday 8th May 2014 South Brighton
Community Centre, Beatty Street 7.00pm.
Bring your ideas for the future, comment on the association’s work, elect your committee. Supper
provided. Organised by the Secretary of the Southshore Residents Association, Lynda Burdekin ph 388
SHARE AN ART OR CRAFT
Learn about the arts and crafts that our residents do. These talks highlight the great array of talented
people that live in Southshore (or close by). The artists will demonstrate and discuss their particular art
or craft. In some cases they will show us how they do there art or craft. Thursday April 10 @
10.00am-12:00 midday Marta Passchier will talk about her experiences with pottery, she will then be
followed by Robyn Johanssen who will discuss drawing.
EASTER EGG DECORATING
Saturday 12th April, 10 am to 12 noon. This event will include decoration of
hard boiled eggs by children. We can take up to 20 children. RSVP to
Barraclough@yahoo.co.nz or 382-8313 by the 10th of April or to our email
address firstname.lastname@example.org Children need to bring hard boiled eggs to decorate
and a small paint brush if they have it.
EASTER EGG HUNT AND CHILDREN'S BOOK READINGS Easter Saturday 19th April. 10
am to 12 noon. For this session children are encouraged to dress up in their
best Bunny costumes. RSVP by 17th of April to Barraclough@yahoo.co.nz or
COMMUNITY ENERGY ACTION
Monday 28th April 7.30 pm. If you want to reduce your power bill then this
session is for you. This agency has provided insulation in 17,000 homes. It
can give you advice about reducing heating costs. There are big subsidies
available at the moment which means if you have a Community Services Card
and are either over 65, have someone in the household under 17 or have a
health condition CEA can usually insulate your home completely free.
Come and join in on a joint South Brighton Residents Association and
Southshore Residents Association Trivia Night. To be held at the South
Brighton Community Centre on Saturday 3rd of May. More details to come in
the next week. email email@example.com or ring 3885700 if you are
interested to participate or help organise the event.
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.
The Red Cross will now be visiting us on the 4th Wednesday of every month.
Come along and chat to the friendly Red Cross staff from 10am on Wednesday
23rdth of April at the Community House. They can provide support for those
that need it and also provide advice on other organisations or agencies that
can provide further support.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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