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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?

 

Next Market Sun. 23rd Nov., 1-4 pm at St Lukes Church, 438 Halswell Rd. Find out more here

New to Halswell? Find out about the area by picking up a Welcome to Halswell Bag at the library or contact Kate on 027 370 0344.

 

Latest  Newsletter Available here (updated November 5th, 2014)

Market Page Updated 5th Nov 2014

Halswell Liaison Group Page updated 1st Nov 2014

Halswell Business Network  (updated 13th Oct 2014)

New Youth Action Group Page August 1st, 2014

 

 

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

 Check out blog posts on our community blog

 

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Plant stall at the first Halswell Market in October

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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.

 

Thanks

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

  • Timebanking is catching on around New Zealand and around Christchurch.  What is it?  Well it is a kind of barter system but it is one that helps people get to know their community and the skills available within it.  As such it is also a way to build community.In...

  • 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...