About 600 red-zoned properties in the Port Hills are scattered between Sumner Beach and Governors Bay.

Port Hills

There are approximately 600 red-zoned properties in the Port Hills between Sumner and Governors Bay. Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) will retain management and ownership of this land until May 2021, when it will transfer to Christchurch City Council.

LINZ’s current responsibilities for the land includes maintenance, plant and animal pest management, security, traffic management, communications and land access.

LINZ is also managing any transitional land uses and enquiries on the Port Hills properties. For more information email redzoneinfo@linz.govt.nz.

The Council is responsible for managing enquiries and applications for permanent land uses on the Port Hills. Contact transform@ccc.govt.nz for more information.

More information around the slope stability hazards, GNS reports and maps(external link).