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
NEW EVENTS AT THE COMMUNITY HOUSE 15 Heron St,
(corner of Heron St and Rockinghorse Road)
RAT ISSUES IN SOUTHSHORE
Wednesday morning, 29 October (tomorrow) at 10:30am, Bruce Chisholm from
Christchurch City Council is coming to the house to explain how he can help us
dealing with the current increased rat issues.
ST FAITHS CHURCH FAIR
Saturday, 1 November between 10am and 2pm at St Faiths Church Hall,48 Hawke
Street, New Brighton. Book stalls, plant stall, Bric a Brac, white elephant, sausage
sizzle and much more.
BIG SUNDAY BREAKFAST
Sunday, 2 November at St Lukes Church at 212 Pine Avenue. Starts at 10am. Gold
coin donation. Suitable for all ages and no need to book first.
Organised by New Brighton Anglican Parish.
NEIGHBOURHOOD WEEK - BBQ
Sunday, 2 November - BBQ event from 12 noon onwards to celebrate
Neighbourhood week at the Southshore Community House cnr Rockinghorse Road
and Heron Street. Robbie Drew will provide music between 12 and 2 pm.
Sausages, bread, tea, coffee and juice provided. Bring a salad to go with your
sausage but this not compulsory. Bring the family. This event is supported by the
Burwood/Pegasus Community Board.
EVENTS COMING UP - place in your diary now......
Wednesday, 12 November,South New Brighton Community centre, Beatty Street at
7pm. Public meeting The sinking city: earthquakes, flooding, and visions of the
future. Matthew Hughes from the University of Canterbury will present an overview of
how the Christchurch earthquakes have altered the city landscape, leading to
increased flood hazards, and will discuss this in the context of global climate change
and sea level rise.
SPECIAL GUEST SERIES
Tuesday, 18 November at 7pm will see Southshore resident, Sir Gil Simpson - well
known software entrepreneur and key figure in developing New Zealand's
information technology industry as our guest speaker at the community house. He
will talk about Overcoming challenges from his personal experience as well as talk
about living in Southshore. No need to book; just TURN UP
Tuesday, 25 November 10:30 - 11:30 at Neighbourhood Trust Lounge,Baptist
Church in StAlbans is the venue where Age Concern Canterbury has asked Lois
Tonkin to talk about "loss and grief for those who have experienced the
earthquakes; or the loss of loved ones. Red Cross has offered to provide free
transport to and back from the venue. Please rsvp by 18 November if you would like
to use this offer. Contact Lynda Burdekin on Phone 388 6082
REGULAR EVENTS AT THE COMMUNITY HOUSE 15 HERON STREET
To be raffled at the annual Picnic on 30 November. You can drop off donations
during the drop in times 10 till 12 noon Mon - Sat for this hamper at the Southshore
CRAFT & KNITTING
MONDAYS 10 am-12pm. Informal lessons for those learning to knit, and other crafts
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. Cell: 027 ? 487
The Red Cross visit 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 Pack and Move, Storage and Independent Advice Grants available.
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.
Come to the Community House on Tuesdays from 4.00-6.30pm to pay for and
collect your fruit and vege packs. These packs cost 12 dollars each. Phone Lynda
on Phone 388-6082 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 donatio
19 Dec 2012
CERA has today
launched a new
website to help
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