Halswell Community website

A 'one stop shop" for anything that you might want to know or find out about Halswell in Southwest Christchurch

This website is maintained by the Halswell Community Project, a group that envision Halswell as a thriving community where people know each other, have fun together, can learn together, and look after each other.  It is well connected community that cares.

This website is aimed at building connections between community members.  

The Project team also put out a monthly Halswel newsletter and run a number of initiatives aimed at connecting Halswell people with each other.

We are keen to assist people interesting putting their community ideas into action.  You can find us at our community markets, or find out more here.

What's New?

 Halswell Community Project are organising a WINTER DANCE for the whole family with local band Phoenix Knights playing music from the 50's right through to today.

There will be FROZEN giveaways, prizes for the best WINTER COSTUME, Christmas Limbo, Spot Prizes, Refreshments and heaps of Fun

Saturday 8th August, 7.30 - 9.30pm
Halswell Community Hall,
Doors open at 7pm
$10 per person or $30 per family

Tickets available from Deborah on 021 1815678, Kate on 027 3700344 or from La Petite Forget me Knots (next to the Hall)


Checkout our facebook page for more information  and updates


Latest  Newsletter  available here (updated July 2015)

New to Halswell? Pick up a Welcome to Halswell Bag at the library or contact Kate on 027 370 0344.


The Halswell Community Market is taking a break for a few months over the winter.  Watch this space to find out when the next one will be.




Market Page Updated June 2015

Advertise on this website -  for free - find out more here

Check out blog posts on our community blog




Produce stalls at  Halswell Market in April 2015

 MuirPark150x194Can you help?

Please contact us if you have ideas for new information, or if you want to update information that is here.

Check out the page about the Halswell Community Project if you are interested in getting involved.  We can use help with anything from maintaining the website, helping with the E-newsletter, delivering leaflets, fundraising to working with the Council and all sorts of things in between!

If you are a Halswell business, church  or club with a website, you can really help people to find this site by putting a link to this website on your website.



A very big thank you to the Canterbury Community Trust and Christchurch City Council's Strengthing Communities fund and Small Grants fund for donating money to assist the Halswell Community Project with its activities for 2013-2014

Thanks also to the businesses and the lovely people who have made donations to assist us with our costs over the last year.

This Website was set up with the assistance of the Halswell Residents Association and is now maintained by the Halswell Community Project.



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Halswell Community Blog

  • Of the trees around Halswell in winter, this one outside Craythornes on Halswell Road must be one of my favourites. Although the tree looks like any other eucalypt, the bellbird song cascades forth at this time of year to the benefit of Craythornes' customers (and anyone walking or biking past)....

  • My usual winter companions of ducks and herons are absent this year. It has been too dry for the usual ponds of standing water to form, so the ducks do not gather to ferret out grain spilled by the horses, and the herons do not fly slowly overhead. The beauty...