Gerry has proven that if you
“Pace yourself…an elephant can be swallowed, one bite at a time.”
Dana Bidne

Dear Members

The zoning elephant has finally been eaten 21 months after the Canterbury earth showed it’s frailty. Each zoning announcement brings it’s own surprises and I’m sure there are many on the Port Hills scratching their heads and wondering what their life means now. How thoughts go out to those who are still white and of course to those who are shocked by the decisions that have been made. The media release and links to information can be found below.
Media Briefing Online –
Media Statements –
Port Hills Red Zone Information Maps etc –
Initial Questions (with answers) from Residents – Port Hills FAQs – Click here
EQC Zoning Flyer –

Urgently need some spies. Please be on the look out for vacant pieces of land that we could use for storage and the creation of community based projects over the next 2 to 3 years. All ideas send to

Just a wee note to members who take parts from the CanCERN newsletter to use in their own communications with residents – if it’s come from our newsletter, please add a note identifying that.

Warm regards

Leanne and Brian