Become a Healthy Christchurch signatory

We welcome your interest in becoming a signatory to the Healthy Christchurch Charter.

By joining Healthy Christchurch you will be become part of an inter-sectoral network of over 200 organisations and groups committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people of greater Christchurch.

You will need to apply to the Healthy Christchurch Advisory Group to become a signatory organisation and member of Healthy Christchurch. This process starts with two easy steps:

  1. Read, understand and agree to the Healthy Christchurch Guidelines [PDF]
  2. Print and complete the New Signatories Form [PDF] and POST the signed document to Healthy Christchurch (c/- PO Box 1475, Christchurch)

Your organisation's application will be considered by the Healthy Christchurch Steering Group at its next scheduled six-weekly meeting. You will receive confirmation of this decision.

Once your status as a Signatory is confirmed, you will:

  • receive weekly newsposts and regular updates from Health Christchurch including the Advisory Group
  • be given access to the add news and comments features on the Healthy Christchurch website, and
  • be invited to take part in lunchtime seminars, Signatories' Hui, collaborative projects, and other Healthy Christchurch events and activities such as workshops and training opportunities.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch