Anchor projects and precincts are key initiatives that will encourage other developments around them and attract people into the central city.

Artist impression of the retail precinct

Avon River Precinct

A thriving urban waterfront – a safe, welcoming and vibrant place where shared cultural values are celebrated.

Find out more about Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct project.(external link)

East Frame

A major new residential precinct in the Central City with a large central park at its heart.

Find out more about the East Frame Precinct project.(external link)

Health Precinct

Dedicated entirely to testing, fixing and discovering new ways to improve the wellbeing of our community.

Find out more about the Health Precinct. (external link)

Innovation Precinct

There’s a brand new home for innovation and technology, and it’s right here in Christchurch's central city.

Find out more about the Innovation Precinct.(external link)

Justice and Emergency Services Precinct

Dedicated to the organisations that keep our city running, allowing them to share infrastructure and co-ordinate their service delivery.

Find out more about the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.(external link)

North Frame and Community Garden

A highly visible, accessible, engaging, beautiful and unique destination in the North Frame of Christchurch’s central city.

Find out more about the North Frame and Community Garden.(external link)

Performing Arts Precinct

The city’s outlet for all things creative, offering a first-rate facility for music and other performing arts.

Find out more about the Performing Arts Precinct.(external link)

Retail Precinct

The Retail Precinct will provide an irresistible shopping and dining experience for Christchurch.

Find out more about the Retail Precinct.(external link)(external link)

South Frame

A major new residential precinct in the Central City with a large central park at its heart.

Find out more about the South Frame.(external link)