Additional Helpful Links
This section is where you will find a wealth of additional community information. Keep checking back as we add more...
What's on in the Hurunui?
A wide range of events happen in the district, from salsa dance weekends to A&P Shows, from running races to books sales, and wine festivals to art shows. The following websites are fantastic sources of event information:
Eventful Hurunui - promotes and supports events in the Hurunui.
Visit Hurunui - the regional tourism organisation that promotes the Hurunui to domestic and international visitors.
Rural Support Trust - scroll to the bottom of the page to see local events for the farming community.
Hurunui District Council Events- found under the Alerts section, then Events on the home page.
CINCH Community Information Christchurch - CINCH is a community information directory run by Christchurch City Libraries covering greater Christchurch and surrounding districts. The directory includes information on 6000 groups and individuals, as well as 2000 courses of study, and facilities/meeting spaces available for hire in the district. You can add your club, organisation or community group to the CINCH database or keep your entry up to date directly on the CINCH website.
Community.net.nz - an online hub of resources designed to strengthen community organisation.
Rural Support Trust - supporting rural people through tough times. Phone 0800 787 254
Afraid to go home? Family violence referral and support agencies/groups in North Canterbury.
Seeking Help Shows Strength - variety of useful organisation contacts.
Looking for a Job?
Jobs in North Canterbury - With the prediction of the local labour force to increase substantially over the next 20 years in North Canterbury, more locals are wanting to work closer to home rather than commute to Christchurch. In North Canterbury the growth in available jobs, also coupled with the low unemployment, means more situations available and job listings are appearing.
Keep New Zealand Working - Connecting employers and people looking for work.
Work the Seasons - Explore seasonal work opportunities.
Connected.govt.nz - Connected is a service to help New Zealanders connect to the wide range of Employment, Education and Training supports and advice available through government agencies.