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Development Christchurch Limited (DCL) was established to contribute to the regeneration and redevelopment of Christchurch, New Zealand.  DCL’s purpose is laid out in our Statement of Intent – we’re here to contribute to the well-being of Christchurch through the improved economic, social, community and environmental outcomes that successful development, investment and regeneration bring.  We are carrying out this mandate…

Investment Crucial to the Next Stage of Recovery

Our city is in the middle of a historic transformation; both public and private sectors have made strong contributions to the rebuild, with a vision to make it a greater place to live and work than ever before. Since the earthquakes, the greater Christchurch economy has been fuelled by billions of dollars of insurance money. …

Peterborough Central

DCL, as the owner of the former Convention Centre site, now known as Peterborough Central, is committed to working with the development community to deliver exceptional outcomes for Christchurch.  The Kilmore Street site is directly across from the newly refurbished, and internationally acclaimed, Christchurch Town Hall and close to other new and emerging central city…

New Brighton Beachside Playground

The New Brighton Beachside Playground was opened on 20th December 2017 by Councillor David East and Coastal-Burwood Community Chair Kim Money. The new playground sits just to the north of New Brighton Library and has everything from water cannons and musical toys to swings, slides and a large waka that children can climb and play…

The Creating Momentum Regeneration Fund

The Creating Momentum Regeneration Fund ran throughout 2017 and provided funding for a variety of community and business initiatives that contributed towards New Brighton’s revitalisation. The fund, which closed in December 2017, was allocated $100,000 and resulted in fun, and exciting projects that are helping to breathe life back into New Brighton.  Some of the…

He Puna Taimoana / New Brighton Hot Pools

The idea of establishing a hot pools complex in New Brighton has been long advocated for by the community.  Christchurch City Council and DCL have built on this proposal to create a regional attraction that kick-starts New Brighton’s revitalisation, drawing people into the village centre and supporting the wider New Brighton Regeneration Project, including the…

New Brighton Regeneration Hub

DCL runs a Regeneration Hub at the Coastal-Burwood Community Board Rooms on Union Street, New Brighton (opposite Point Break Cafe and Backpackers). The Hub is open 10am – 4pm every Tuesday The Hub serves as a space for the community to learn about and discuss the New Brighton Regeneration Project. Project team staff are there…

The Organisations We Work With

Christchurch is a 21st century city of opportunity.  We are working with a variety of public partners to deliver on this vision. Christchurch City Council provides all the services and activities needed to keep the city running.  Since the earthquakes, the council has focused on getting popular community facilities back up and running, repairing the…

Christchurch Adventure Park

  In 2017, DCL won the Debt Deal of the Year Award at the Institute of Finance Professional NZ (INFINZ) annual awards for the way the deal was brokered. The Christchurch Adventure Park is located on the Port Hills, just 5km from the city centre and within easy distance from Christchurch International Airport.  It is…

BABY COME BACK ChristchurchNZ

Let’s explore the city together this winter! Take a look at the new city promotional video by clicking the link below. Further information can be found by visiting the ChristchurchNZ website https://www.christchurchnz.com/explore

New Brighton Regeneration Project

The New Brighton Regeneration Project is a series of projects aimed at revitalising Christchurch’s famous surfing seaside suburb.  Building on Christchurch City Council’s 2015 New Brighton Suburban Centre Masterplan, DCL has joined conversations that have been taking place in the community for some time. The project includes the delivery of the Christchurch Hot Pools, Beachside…