In this section

  • Fees and Charges

    Information on fees and charges for Food and Health

  • Food Act 2014

    The Act places a responsibility on food business operators to ensure that the food they sell is safe and suitable . Registration categories and exemptions.

  • Temporary Food Stalls & Fundraising

    The Food Act 2014 allows for the trade of food for the sole purpose of fundraising, with some limitations.

  • Home Kill

    Home kill product is for the use or consumption of the animal owner including his or her family or household and must not be traded

  • Notifiable Diseases

    The Health Act 1956 lists certain infectious diseases that must be notified to the Medical Officer of Health who oversees public health in Selwyn.

  • Registration

    Applications for registration of a Food Control Plan or National Programmes.

The Council contracts various functions of its Environmental and Regulatory Services to Food and Health Standards (2006) Ltd. The services include Food, Environmental Health and Alcohol Administration.

Food on a restaurant table

Food and Health are the primary contact for food related matters. This includes complaints, registration and general advice.

Food and Health Standards

Level 1, 110 Mandeville Street

Postal Address

PO Box 7469
Christchurch 8240