Community Association

View of Lyttelton Harbour

The Community Association exists to:

  • To work with the Christchurch City CouncilCanterbury Regional Council (ECan) and any other appropriate organisations in the development of community services in Governors Bay.  
  • To promote the provision of community facilities and services in Governors Bay and foster the overall development of the community.  
  • To represent the interests of The Association’s members in any discussions with local authorities on the maintenance of the environment and development of the amenities of Governors Bay.  
  • To carry out any activity that is deemed by the Committee to be of benefit to the Community.

Some of the Community Association's activities are: organising the annual Fete, managing the community centre in Governors Bay, publishing the Bay News and this website, providing support for the committee that manages the pool and working with the Council on the local red zone.

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The Governors Bay Community Association meets at 7:30pm on the last Monday of each month except for December. All members of the community are welcome to come and express their ideas or concerns, or just listen to the issues of our community.

Minutes of the meetings are available here.  


We welcome new members - you just need to be a residents of Governors Bay. If you would like to become a member, please complete the following form.
Governors Bay Community Association Membership Form


'The Bay News'  is a quarterly newsletter produced by the Community Association to keep people informed about local matters. Follow the link for more information.

Community Centre

The community centre is a hall available for hire.


c/o Governor's Bay Hotel, 52 Main Road, Governors Bay, RD1 Lyttelton 8971