Council own an array of properties within the Selwyn District which includes residential dwellings and land (including gravel reserves and forestry blocks).

Land is leased out in accordance with Council Leasing Policies.

A small number of houses are owned by Council and rented out in accordance with Council Leasing Policies.

From time to time some of these properties may be declared surplus to requirements and go through a complex statutory disposal process and be sold.

Land for Lease


Proposed Leases Reids, Robinsons, Two Chain and Widows Pits

Pursuant to Section 61 of the Reserves Act 1977, Council propose to grant four five year leases for the purpose of Clean filling exhausted gravel pits, including battering of exposed pit faces in Widows Pit and restoration and recreation development at Reids pit. The land is described as:

  1. Reids Pit  [PDF, 4619 KB]- Reserve 338 situated on the corner of Weedons Road and Selwyn Roads over an area of 3.4816ha approx. Map [PDF, 228 KB]
  2. Robinsons Pit [PDF, 6708 KB] - Part Reserve 214 on the corner of Springs Road and Robinsons Road over an area of 7.6040ha approx.
  3. Two Chain Pit [PDF, 6411 KB] - Lots 1-3 DP 67195 on Two Chain Road over an area of 4.0468ha approx.
  4. Widows Pit [PDF, 6464 KB] - Reserve 1455 on West Melton Road and Newtons Road over an area of 1.8260ha approx.

A copy of the Agreements to Lease and site plans are available if you follow the links attached or can be inspected at Selwyn District Council's Rolleston Headquarters at Norman Kirk Drive during normal working hours. Any person objecting or submitting to this proposal can do so in writing no later than 5pm 18 April 2019. To make a submission or objection or to find out more about this proposal contact Acquisitions, Disposals and Leasing to leases@selwyn.govt.nz

Land available to Lease will be advertised in the Council Call or Public Notices section of the local papers.

Residential and Pensioner Houses for Rent

Some of our portfolio of properties are being managed by Selwyn Property Management. Please have a look at their website to see what is available to rent.

Any residential and pensioner housing that is not managed by Selwyn Property Management will be advertised in the Council Call or Public Notices section of the local papers.

Properties for Sale

There are currently no properties for sale.

Any properties available for sale will be advertised in the Council Call or Public Notices section of the local papers.