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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
EVENTS AT THE COMMUNITY HOUSE 15 Heron St,
(corner of Heron St and Rockinghorse Road)
EVENTS THIS WEEK
SPECIAL GUEST SERIES #2
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
LIVING WELL THROUGH STRESS
Wednesday, 19 November between 6 and 8 pm at the Community House. Free
workshop. Practical tools to reduce stress. Organised by the Mental Health
Education and Resource Centre and Te Waka Aroha. Free and light refreshments
provided. House will be open from 5:15pm for those who wish to bring along a plate
for a shared light meal at 5:30pm
PUBLIC MEETING The Sinking City
Wednesday, 19 November Note this is a postponement date from 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
LANDSCAPING AT STH NEW BRIGHTON COMMUNITY CENTRE
Saturday, 22 November 11am onwards. Assist the South New Brighton Residents
Association in the landscaping the grounds around the Community Centre in Beatty
Street. Bring your own tools and gloves.
EVENTS COMING UP - place in your diary now.....
Tuesday, 25 November 10:30 - 11:30 at Neighbourhood Trust Lounge, Baptist
Church in St Albans is the venue where Age Concern Canterbury has asked Lois
Tonkin to talk about The loss and grief for those who have experienced the
earthquakes or through 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
TIM POW from CERA GUEST SPEAKER
Saturday, 29 November at 10 am at the Southshore Community House. Tim will
update us on the greening and fencing of the red zone.
SEASIDE TOY LIBRARY notice; The Seaside toy library operates every second
Saturday between 9:30 and 11:30. Next session is on November
29 at St Lukes Church, 212 Pine Ave. It caters for ages 0 to 7 years.
If you would like to become a member email; email@example.com or view
their facebook page www.facebook.com/seasidetoylibrary.
SOUTHSHORE COMMUNITY PICNIC
Sunday, 30 November from 11am until 3pm. 18 Tern Street.
Stalls,children entertainment,BBQ sausages and juice provided.Music by Robbie
Drew. Bring your own picnic gear,drink and food. Free to all.
SPECIAL GUEST SERIES number 3
Tuesday, 2 December welcomes Lee Osborn to the Community House at 7:30pm
to speak on Overcoming challenges in her work and Soutshore environment
XMAS DECORATIONS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Saturday, 6 December between 1 and 3pm. Bring the children to decorate the
community house. Bring unwanted Christmas decorations. Christmas story telling
for the little ones. Christmas lucky dip and music
REGULAR EVENTS AT THE COMMUNITY HOUSE Cnr Rockinghorse Road and
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 till 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 6269 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 at the community house. Swap a
book or leave a $2 donation.
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