The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Christchurch 8053

Postal address

PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

T. (03) 366 6049   I. 0800 266 639

Please phone our main line (as above) and at the prompt either dial '0' to speak to Reception or enter an extension number. FOR A LIST OF EXTENSIONS CLICK HERE

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Church Property & Insurance

"Bricks & Mortar: Everything you need to know to manage church property" replaces following information leaflets:
40, 40a, 42, 42a, 45, 46, 50, 51, 52, 52d, 53, 67, 81, 107, 107a, 174, 181, 181a.

Bricks & Mortar: Everything you need to know to manage church property. 1st Edition - May 2019
Section 6: Asbestos Management, Version 2, released 03 August 2021. (superceded May 2019 Section 6)
Appendix 5: Asbestos Management Plan - August 2021
Bricks & Mortar's Forms
The August 2019 forms have been updated to allow for typing directly in the forms.

  Insurance Claims Form - August 2019
  Insurance Contents Form - August 2019
  MCPC Application Form - August 2019
  Presbyters Service Tenancy Agreement - October 2020 Version 2
  Appendix 5: Asbestos Management Plan - August 2021

 Important Information shared after the above Bricks & Mortar was published.

Regarding the changes in the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 and a reminder regarding your trades person's current qualifications - 27 Sept 2019

Church Property Risk Management - added June 2021. Advice and checklists for minimising risks to our buildings.
Building Security
Arson Protection
Electrical Safety
Fire Prevention
Open Church Security
Storm Protection
Thermographic Imaging

Liability Cover
Tenancy Law Changes 2019
Tenancy Law Changes 2021
     11 Feb 2021. Changes to multiple parts of tenancy law phase 2 came into play today. All Landlords and Tenants will be affected by the changes.
          Read the fact sheet: Click here 
          See the website: 
Click here .
        Please read the fact sheet or go to the link and see if the changes affect you.

Changes to the Residential Tenancy Agreement for Rental Properties

Here are some fact sheets to ensure your rental property is compliant with the current regulations. Information is also available from the Tenancy Services website.

Tenancy Services
Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 - Summary of changes
Health Homes Standards - Key Facts
Smoke Alarm Requirements