Child Friendly Christchurch is truely an initiative in which everyone can play a part.
Whether you’re a local business, organisation, parent or grandparent, carer, group leader or anyone who cares about our young citizens, what you do WILL make a difference!


Supporting organisations, businesses and individuals to run projects that make a real practical difference


Giving children and young people a voice through consultation and participation


Monitoring the wellbeing of children & young people
Promoting awareness of their needs & rights, for better policies & decision making


We support the Christchurch City Council’s draft Annual Plan to make recreation more accessible – Have Your Say…

The Council is looking at ways to make its recreation facilities more accessible, particularly for people who find the entry fees a barrier. As part of this, we are considering lowering the costs at Council recreation facilities for children and families, including senior citizens. As examples, we could have… [Read more]


Children and young people thrive in a city that values ALL young citizens



AFFIRM Festival

3 December 9.30am – 4pm Wainoni Park, Hampshire Street, Aranui A fantastic day for your entire family. Great entertainment,

Press Release

Covenant promises new deal for our children Friday, 5 August 2016, 11:43 am Press Release: New Zealand Labour Party Jacinda...

Childrens Day

What an awesome turn out at Children’s Day! The Child and Youth Friendly Christchurch team were there with a ton...

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  • 27 Apr 2016


Hey there! Welcome to the blog spot! We’re the CYFC Youth Advisory Group, or the ‘YAG’. Basically that just mean