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Volunteers Needed for Our Next Tūī Corridor Planting

Join us on 16, 17 or 19 June preparing and planting trees at Living Springs.

The Chair of The Christchurch Foundation receives a great honour

Our Chair, Humphry Rolleston, has become a Distinguished Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.

Breaking News: Charitable Status of our Sister Entity in the UK Achieved!

We are thrilled to share that our sister entity in the United Kingdom, The Christchurch Foundation New Zealand Ltd, has received its charitable registration.

New Ethnic Diversity and Inclusion Programme Manager Announced

Canterbury Cricket and Mainland Football are delighted to announce the appointment of Hussain Hanif to a newly created Ethnic Diversity and Inclusion Programme Manager role. The role has been funded from the Christchurch Foundation’s Sports Inclusivity Fund.


We are pleased to be supporting PRIDE Week 2021, kicking off with the unveiling of #ColourfulCashel showcasing and embracing our diverse community.

PRIDE Endowment Fund Established

Our PRIDE Endowment Fund provides support and a positive profile to the LGBTQIA+ community, forever.

Legacy Fund for Earthquakes Launched

The Christchurch Foundation launched the Greater Christchurch Earthquake Memorial Fund to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of the 22 February, 2011.

First Ambassador Appointed

We are thrilled to announce that Mike McRoberts, son of Ōtautahi Christchurch and award winning journalist, has agreed to become the fund ambassador for the Greater Christchurch Earthquake Memorial Fund.

FY20 Annual Report

Please click through to download our FY2020 Annual Report. We are very pleased to announce that since our establishment in late 2017, we have raised $12.4M for causes and projects in greater Ōtautahi Christchurch.

Tim Jarvis - Successful events in Christchurch and Akaroa

The Christchurch Foundation enjoyed two successful events hosting speaker and world explorer Tim Jarvis on 4 and 5 December, 2020.

Christmas 2020 Newsletter

Click through to read more about our Vital Signs research, the wrap up of the Our People, Our City fund, and the Te Ahu Patiki project.

2020 Christchurch Vital Signs

You may have seen recent media coverage around our research called Vital Signs.  This work is key to us being able to deliver informed donor led philanthropy.

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