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 set up to build links across the community and to develop a range of local initiatives such as our community markets,  We also put out a monthly newsletter and  aim to assist people with putting great community ideas into action.  

What's New?


Halswell Community Markets are starting up again - Find out more here

Latest  Newsletter Available here (updated second September, 2014)

Halswell Business Network  updated 16th Sept 2014

News and Notices page updated 2nd Sept, 2014

New Youth Action Group Page August 1st, 2014


New page of Halswell businesses with a health or wellbeing focus 21st July



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

 Check out blog posts on our community blog



Plant stall at the first Halswell Market in October

 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

  • I’ve talked to a lot of people about setting up the market and people are always surprised that it is not as easy as they thought!  Why is it taking us so long to get going?  Here's a couple of reasons: We need consent from the City Council.  This process...

  • On Monday 15th Jill Taiaroa from the Canterbury Development Corporation came and spoke to our Halswell business network. Jill has been involved with business mentoring since It started in 1991 and gave us a useful overview of the service.  She gave us a brief history and outline of the...