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.
How we're responding to sea level rise and associated coastal hazards.
Stunning bays, beaches and coves. Many are secluded and offer a great day out.
South New Brighton and Southshore earthquake legacy project.
Recreational water quality results and overall bacterial risk results for most swim spots.
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.