The Trust

The Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust is a non-profit organisation formed by the general public and supported by Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury.


Information on all of our members is available on the trustees page.

Our Objectives

Strategic goals

Tactical goal

Trust Board Duties

The Trust Board includes the following:

The primary function of the Trust Board is to achieve the Objects of the Trust through the implementation of the Non-Statutory Management Plan for the Estuary and provide leadership, support and co-ordination of the Trust’s activities through the execution of the Business Plan.

This leadership will

Review and update all Trust job descriptions:


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