What does a strong community look, sound and feel like? How can we build connections to meet the new realities of our world? Council is revisiting its 2007 Strengthening Communities Strategy and wants your feedback.

Project status: Analysis & reporting
Open for feedback: 7th August 2020 - 14th September 2020
7 Aug 2020

We're not starting from scratch. We're building on our existing strategy and what we've heard from residents and communities over the past decade. 

Over the next month, we want you to tell us how we should make the most of our biggest opportunities and challenges to build strong communities over the next 10 years.

Workshops and discussions are being organised by staff in Community Board areas this month.  Feedback is also being gathered by a wide range of community groups including rūnanga, the City Mission, Canterbury Youth Workers Collective, Age Concern Canterbury and the Social Equity and Wellbeing Network.

Questions prepared for the workshops are below for any residents and groups who would like to contribute during
this early engagement stage.

Talk to the team at a workshop

Date: Monday 24 August 2020

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Location: Te Hononga Civic Offices, 53 Hereford Street

If you’d like to attend email strengtheningcommunities@ccc.govt.nz or leave a message on (03) 941 5207.

If you would like us to attend a gathering – either one of your regular meetings or to specifically discuss how we can build stronger communities – please send an invite to strengtheningcommunities@ccc.govt.nz.

All feedback will be considered for the draft Strengthening Communities Strategy that will go out for consultation early next year.