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, also write
down whether you are in the
Red or Green zone.
16 Sept 2013
Bridge to reopen
2way from 27th Sept
The latest update
from Fulton Hogan
HOUSING CONDITIONS SURVEY
During September, volunteers conducted a door-to-door survey to collect information about house
conditions such as leaky roofs, mould and drafts. This information will help the residents association to
give official agencies such as CERA and Red Cross an accurate picture of our needs. The survey is
supported by CERA, CanCERN and many other agencies. If you have not spoken to one of the volunteers
yet, you can do the survey on-line by clicking HERE
THANK YOU TO DOWNERS
On Thursday 12 December from 4.30 pm the residents association is hosting a "Thank You" event for the
Downers crew. This is also your chance to pop along to the community house and add your thanks to the
team who have been installing the new waste water system in Southshore. Bring along a plate of food to
share and your own drinks.
BRIDGE STREET BRIDGE WORKS NOTICE
Bridge Street Bridge will be closed for one weekend to allow the bridge deck to be jacked up. The bridge
will be closed from 6.30pm Friday 13 December until 6.00am Monday 16 December 2013. Information is
available on the SCIRT website and through the e- newsletter, as well as via Fulton Hogan?s free phone
0800 2773434 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMUNITY HOUSE - CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PERIOD OPENING HOURS COMMUNITY HOUSE
Closed December 25, 26 27 Open December 30 and 31 Closed January 1,2, 3,4 Open January 6 and back
to normal open hours (Monday to Saturday 10 am to noon).
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE DAY We are looking at holding a Garage
Sale Day for residents to bring along any old or unwanted household items to sell. If you are interested to
have a stall to sell a few things that may be cluttering up your house then ring Scott on 3885-700 to
register your interest. At this stage Saturday the 18th of January is the expected date of the
19 Dec 2012
CERA has today
launched a new
website to help
Southshore community house, 47 RHR
COMMUNITY HOUSE REGULAR EVENTS
Monday to Saturday 10 am to 12 noon. Drop-in for a tea or coffee and a chat.NEW: The Community
House will also be open from 3pm-8pm on Tuesdays.
MONDAYS MahJong Club 1pm.
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.
30 May 2013
Questions about the
rebuild and recovery
and answers from
EQC, insurers etc - A
or on CERA website
CRAFT & KNITTING
MONDAYS 10 am -12pm. Informal lessons for those learning to knit, and other crafts welcome.
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.
Tuesdays from 3 to 8pm. Bring $10 on Tuesday and collect a bag of veges and a bag of fruit on the next
Tuesday. More details from Paul or Lynda on 3886 082 or just turn up at the Community House.
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 and leave a $2 donation.
After plenty of hard work from your Toy Library committee we are pleased to let you know that the new
toys we have recently purchased will be ready for hire this Saturday! These toys were purchased through
the generous support of the Christchurch City Council. Come down between 9-11 Saturday 30th of
November and check it out.
Over the next few toy library sessions, we will be selling off some of our older second hand toys. There
are good few bargains to be had, some bring some extra change in case there is something you like the
look of. The selling of these toys will go towards us buying even more new toys
The last Toy Library day for 2013 will be Saturday 14 December. Toys hired on 14 December can be kept
until we reopen on 25 January 2014. With the extra hire period, all inside toys will be at the usual price,
however large and outside toys will be $5 per toy. Any questions regarding the Toy Library can be sent to
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 (the Avon-Heathcote Estuary). You can order these books by REPLY e-mail with your name, phone
number, street address or by calling Bill on 388 6261.
THE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
The Entertainment Group is welcoming new members. No cost to join. Connect with likeminded people
for social outings. Call Denise for more info. Ph 3882945
We are seeking helpers to be involved with Community House events from time to time. We may need
extra support with things such as setting up or packing down events, delivering pamphlets or preparing
food. Please call Vivienne if you can help, ph 388 5898.
THE RED CROSS
The Red Cross will be at the Community House every Wednesday 10am-12pm. Come and see the
outreach volunteers and have a cuppa and a chat and find out about their new grant for moving house!.
Bryon and Janet from Depression Support are at the Community House every Wednesday 10am-12pm.
Feel free to pop in and have a chat. No need to book a time.
VOLUNTEER FOR CIVIL DEFENCE
The Burwood Pegasus Group meets at the Community House at 7.30pm on the second Monday of each
month. They are currently recruiting volunteers. Come along to a training session and see what they do.
Call David for more info, ph 027 689 0139.
16 Sept 2013
Own a dog?
CCC Spit reserve
rabbit control -
From 17 Sept
Read about it HERE