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?


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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