You can express your interest in temporarily using any of the regeneration areas in Southshore, Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor, South New Brighton or Brooklands. We'll then help get your project or temporary land use up and running.
We assess all ideas against fixed criteria and need to know:
Your project or event must be temporary. For enquiries or requests about permanent use contact email@example.com.
When you use the regeneration area you’ll need to:
Depending on what your event or project is, you might also need an environmental management plan, traffic management plan, waste management plan and/or hazard management plan.
The Council may need to cancel your use of the land if it's needed for regeneration purposes.
Making an application is free. However, there are some costs associated with using the regeneration areas.
There’s no easily accessible infrastructure in the regeneration areas – no power, no drinking water, no toilets. You’ll need to think about how you will provide these if they’re required for your project or event.
This land was red-zoned for a reason. There are a number of hazards on the land that you’ll need to take into account in your planning, and some areas might be unsuitable for your project or event.
Hazards in the flatlands include:
Hazards in the Port Hills include:
Community-based advisory group Te Tira Kāhikuhiku(external link) provides advice to Christchurch City Council and LINZ on applications for temporary land uses.
Have an idea? Here’s what you need to tell us about your event or project, as well as conditions on using the regeneration areas.
Before you apply, you might want to check the LINZ projects and events page(external link)(external link) to see what’s already happening in the regeneration areas.