Banks Peninsula Community Board

The Banks Peninsula Community Board represents 8,500 people including around 4,000 households and 1,400 businesses.

Community Board Profile

Community boards were created in 1989, and there are now about 110 across New Zealand. They carry out functions and exercise powers delegated to them by their councils.
There are six community boards within the Christchurch City Council area.
Local body elections for community board members and councillors are held every 3 years.

The community board’s main role is to:

  • represent and advocate for the interests of its community.
  • consider and report on all matters referred to it by the council, or any matter of interest to the board.
  • maintain an overview of council services in the community.
  • prepare an annual submission to the council for expenditure within the community.
    communicate with community organisations and special interest groups within the community.

If you would like to contact the Community Board, email:

Banks Peninsula Profile

There are 4 subdivisions, ours being Mount Herbert which takes in everything from Cass Bay round to Port Levy. Our current Board representatives are:

Luana Swindells –
Howard Needham –
Tyrone Fields – – Councillor for Banks Peninsula is also a member of the Board.

Read some information on the area covered by Banks Peninsula Community Board

map of banks peninsula board
map of banks peninsula maori board