Environmental Organisations' Directory

Christchurch Environment Centre


Resource library of environemntal and peace related information available to secondary and tertiary students and others.For further information about the Christchurch Environment Centre please click here.

Friends of Bank Pennisula

PO Box 56, Duvauchelle
Tel: (03)304 7371
Contact:Kath Reid

A voluntary organisation seeking to protect and enhance the environmental heritage of the Banks Peninsula area. The organisation acts as an umbrella group supuporting local initiatives related to the maintenance and re-establishment of native flora and fauna in the area, or any activities or initiatives seen to be of benefit to the Banks Peninsula environment.

Freinds Of The Avon/Heathcote Estuary

"Maranui",3 The Spur, Sumner, Christchurch 8
Tel: (03) 366 2052
Contact:Roger Lusby

The group focuses on educating the community on the estuary environment and constructive activities relating to promotion and care of that environment. These activities include planting, re-establishing flora and fauna and work to make the area accessible for public enjoyment. All activities are undertaken in a manner constructive to the environment.

Lyttelton Environment Group

63 Jacksons Road, Lyttelton
Tel: (03) 328 8350
Contact:Alison Ross

A voluntary group interested in protecting and preserving the Lyttelton environment. The group is protecting and preserving the Lyttelton environment. The group is involved with lobbying Central and Local Government on environmental issues, public education in schools and practical activities relating to the local environment.

New Zealand Antarctic Society

Tel: 3553413(a/h)
John Parsloe

For those with an interest in Antarctic exploration, history, development or research. Magazine and newsletter published quarterly.

Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society

Tel: 3666317(day)
Eugenie Sage

Organises field trips and illustrated talks on conservation issues. Also Kiwi Conservation Club with newsletter and activities for children.

Soil and Health Association Inc.

6/25 Draper Street, Christchurch
Tel: (03) 381 1807
Contact:Elizabeth Moore

The Soil and Health Association promotes a sustainable (and profitable) agriculture by natural organic methods, such as composting without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. The Association works towards healthy community by encouraging practices which create healthy soil, which will produce healthy agricultural products.

The Keep Christchurch Beautiful Campaign.

C/ - Christchurch City Council, PO Box 237, Christchurch
Tel: (03) 379 1660
Contact: Ingrid Le Fevre

The keep Christchurch Beautiful Campaign is a volunteer run campaign which aims to increase public awareness of litter, rubbish and related environmental problems and to find ways of solving them. Projects are instigated by the Campaign focusing on public education work, community committees, poster abatement aid recycling.

Trees for Canterbury(TFC)

261 Opawa Road, Christchurch
Tel: 3328586

TFC has the objective to plant 1 million trees in Canterbury: growing, planting and giving away predominantly native trees, combining conservation of the environment with helping unemployed and the disabled to develop new skills. For further information about TFC please click here