Rolleston is large community located southwest of Christchurch. Expecting a population of 20,000 people in the year 2020, there is a lot of new houses being built in new sub divisions. There are a few primary schools serving the area, and a college is expected to be built in 2016. Click below to see what Hope Youth is involved with in Rolleston
Hornby is a large industrial suburb in southwest Christchurch. Hope Presbyterian has been situated in Hornby under the name of Hornby Presbyterian since 1908, and it has always had a focus on caring for the people of this suburb. For years Hope Presbyterian church has been journeying alongside young people in Hornby and started the Hope Youth Trust in 2008.
West Melton is a small community that has growing rapidly following the Christchurch earthquakes. West Melton has the largest population in the Selwyn District of Canterbury, due to a high density of farms and lifestyle blocks. It has long been associated with horse racing (trotting), arable land, and sheep farming. It has some pre-school and a full primary school. Click below to see what Hope Youth is involved with in this community.