Halswell School first opened in 1864 and is one of the first schools rebuilt after the first major earthquake in Canterbury in September 2010 quake. The school has 2.6 hectares of area just off State Highway 75 in the southwest of Christchurch City. Halswell School opened their new buildings in May 2015 which allowed access to new and bigger multipurpose space, which could be utilised by the local community.
Christchurch has the most unique places in the world capturing culture and exhilarating activities. Exciting destinations filled with urban regeneration and innovation with heritage. Just southwest of Christchurch City, Halswell is a small town and has the most amazing park that covers 60.4 hectares. Halswell Quarry Park is one of the most popular attraction due to a combination of recreational walks, historic sites and botanical collections.