Welcome to the website of the Canterbury Mayoral Forum.

Here you will find information about local government forums that provide leadership, co-ordination and advocacy for the Canterbury region and its communities.

Mayoral Forum

The Mayoral Forum is the primary mechanism for local government leadership, co-ordination and advocacy for Canterbury and its communities.

Chief Executives Forum

The Chief Executives Forum supports the Mayoral Forum, develops and implements its three-year work programme and oversees the work of the Policy Forum and technical working groups.

Policy Forum

The Policy Forum identifies issues affecting Canterbury and investigates whether they can benefit from collaboration and/or joint advocacy.

Economic development

In August 2015, the Mayoral Forum launched its Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy (CREDS) to build a strong regional economy with resilient, connected communities and a better quality of life for all.