Welcome ....

Welcome to the website created by the communities of Camp Bay, Charteris Bay, Church Bay, Diamond Harbour, Port Levy and Purau.

Diamond Harbour and surrounding districts are located on beautiful Banks Peninsula, on the South Island of New Zealand, about 45 minutes from the city of Christchurch.


Road Widening on Dyers Pass

Dyers Pass Road will have delays and closures over the next few months, between 6th August and 16th November. These are due to the widening of the road. To save holdups use alternative routes either over Gebbies Pass or through Lyttelton Tunnel.

Update of Community Service Directory and Phone Book

For all new residents and those with new addresses and phone number please contact Colin McLeod on 329 4119 as soon as posible with the information for the updated Phone Book. Also those who wish to advertise.

Goodbye John

John Sims the RD2 posty has relinquished the mailrun as of 31st August 2007. John has been doing this mailrun 6 days a week for the last 18 years and has decided to "taste a little more freedom". His replacement is Rob Cretney, together with his partner Meirwen Pride. We wish John all the best for the future and welcome to Rob and Meirwen.
All mail, paper, milk and any other inquires should be directed to Rob on 329 4305 Cellphone 021 502828.

Special Notice for Visitors to Diamond Harbour

Unfortunately Diamond Harbour/Church Bay no longer has a Petrol Station. Be careful .. the nearest petrol station is either on Columbo Street in Cashmere or Tai Tapu if you go over Gebbies Pass