Sport Canterbury is a charitable trust with offices in Christchurch, Ashburton, Timaru and Greymouth. Our team delivers funding assistance, resources, programmes and events that reach over 500,000 people each year.
Thank you to everyone who has visited the Sport and Recreation Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch on-line; this "living document" continues to evolve, thanks to your feedback.
The original aim of the Sport Canterbury Swim Series was to sustain and grow the event, with an outlook to increasing participants' open water confidence and enjoyment of the sport. Once this growth and sustainability was achieved, the plan was always to find the right provider to take over the Swim Series opportunity. In 2015, our plans are to support the new RealSwim Race Series being run by Dan Abel of fitandabel.com. read more
The 2015 Marriotts Hadlee Sports Awards will be held on Friday 6 March 2015 at Christchurch’s Wigram Air Force Museum. The event recognises sporting achievements from 1 January to 31 December 2014. Adding to the excitement of the 2015 event will be the involvement of sportspeople, teams and administrators who represented New Zealand in Glasgow. the Regional Sports Trust received 125 nominations across 30 sports. read more
The earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 have given rise to a need for sporting groups to revisit planning for the future. Sport Canterbury intends to promote access to this research, providing links to key planning documents.
|Planning and Research for Sporting Organisations in Canterbury Dec 2012|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 288 KB
|Population Shift Presentation May 2013|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 2.65 MB
|2012 Full Stakeholder Survey Results|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 4.26 MB
|2012 Survey Executive Summary|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 112 KB