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Sumner Business Group

The aims of the Sumner Business Group is:

  • not carried on for the profit or gain of any member, and
  • do not allow money, property or any other benefit to be distributed to any of its members.

The goals of the Sumner Business Group is:

  • to create promotional and marketing ventures to attract visitors to the Sumner village.

The Sumner Business Group meet monthly to discuss the ways in which local businesses in the area can be supported and promoted to the wider community.  Various events are in the planning to bring people back to Sumner. All businesses in Sumner are welcome to join and attend meetings. 

Current Projects Managed by the Sumner Business Group

  • Sumner Village Street Party

Ideas to date: 

  • Production of Sumner Village promotional material for tourist iSites.
  • Beautification of village centre with visitor information map/sign boards at prominent site.
  • Development of Sumner Website with attractions, activities, walks, events and linking all businesses.
  • Creating an annual event encompassing all things wonderful about our seaside village, maybe a beachy banquet, a street party etc.
  • Starting a weekly Sumner produce market on a Sunday. Tom, who runs the Mt Pleasant market, supports the idea for Sumner.  Markets on a Wed in Redcliffs, Sat in Mt Pleasant and Sun in Sumner.  
  • Setting up a monthly Sumner craft market – day not decided. 
  • Setting up an annual Christmas night market


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Contact Details

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Phone 326 7944


29 Wakefield Ave
Christchurch 8081

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