News & Events
Matthew Mark will replace long-standing City Missioner Michael Gorman
Matthew Mark initially missed the news that the City Missioner was stepping down after more than 12 years.
When he later learnt that the top job was up for grabs, Mark was excited at the opportunity to be part of one of Christchurch's "critical" organisations.
The proud Cantabrian was this week announced as the new City Missioner.Read more
After more than 12 years as Christchurch City Missioner, Michael Gorman spent his last day in the role before being "walked out" of office by his team at the City Mission.
Michael Gorman's staff weren’t sure whether to laugh or cry as they hammed it up ahead of sending him out the door on his last day.
After more than 12 years at the forefront of helping the city's most vulnerable, Christchurch's City Missioner has left the building.
"I feel privileged to have known their struggle and to have been able to help them. I will miss them," Gorman said.Read more
How hard is it to quit a drug or alcohol addiction?
You've seen in recent media reports that synthetic cannabis is still readily available and the consequences are often devastating.
At the Christchurch City Mission, we know from experience that synthetic cannabis is one of the toughest detoxes around, but we also know we can help you find the strength to recover.
Meet the people striving to break their addictions - we call them our Detox Heroes.