How to run an event



Metservice Christchurch


CCC - Event Permit

CCC - Health & Safety Management Plan

CCC - Food Licences for fundraising and special organisations


Hire or Loan for Free

SBS Bank Ferrymead Branch - Community BBQ. Contact 376 6298

Mega Mitre 10 Ferrymead - Bouncy Castle. Contact 366 6306


  CCC - Stage Trailer.  Contact 941 8999


YMCA - Events trailer. Contact 366 0689

For support of community recreational programmes and events, contact Diana Saxton (Community Recreational Advisor) on 941 6628

Advertising websites:

Courses for event organisers:

  • "Spread the Word" - A guide on organising community recreational programmes and events: what really makes people turn up getting the right message to the right people at the right time, creating key messages, viral marketing, developing flyers and posters working with the media.
  • "Get Set Go" - A guide on how to run an event or programme people want to come to, is affordable to run, will energise you and your organisation, will be fun.

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