There are a number of coastal areas within Christchurch City Council’s jurisdiction, including harbours, ports and estuaries; in particular, Akaroa and Lyttelton Harbours, and the Avon Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai.
Banks Peninsula has some stunning bays, beaches and coves. Many are secluded and offer a great day out.
The impacts of climate change and sea-level rise on coastal communities.
Background information about the coastal areas of Christchurch.
Ecological monitoring by the Christchurch City Council.
Recreational water quality results and overall bacterial risk results for most swim spots.
An aspirational walkway along the coast, connecting Ferrymead to Scarborough.
Record high tides prompted a 2018 review and update of tidal statistics for Christchurch coastal areas.
Find out if and when you need to evacuate.
South New Brighton and Southshore earthquake legacy project.