Helen Broughton, Christchurch City Council

Your Elected Community Board member for the Riccarton Ward

Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board

Thank you for having faith in me.

I will continue to work on your behalf.

A longstanding Riccarton resident…

Helen has lived in Riccarton since 1971.

Her two children, Fleur and Roland, both attended local schools.

Riccarton is culturally diverse. I enjoy meeting people from many cultures.
Our March 15 tragedy highlights the need for even stronger connections and understanding.

Congratulations to Gamal FOUDA, the Imam at Al-Noor Mosque on Deans Ave.

I look forward to working with Gamal on the Community Board.


.. has led community initiatives against intrusive development.

.. has long established interactions with local residents' groups.

with Local Government experience …

Deputy Chair Community Board 2013-present

Elected Community Board Member 1995-present

Elected City Councillor from 2001-2013

Chair Finance Comittee.
Chair Heritage and Arts.
Chair Mayor's Welfare Fund.
Chair Earthquake Relief Fund.
Director Canterbury Tourism (past).
Trustee Canterbury Museum (past).
Trustee of Riccarton House and Bush (past)

former Human Resource Manager…

Experience in both the public and private sectors.

with tertiary qualifications…

MA (Hons), English, from the University of Canterbury

Post-graduate qualifications in teaching and counselling.

Accredited for Resource Consent hearings