Christchurch

Unlimited Access – New Swimsmart Membership Offers

The new Swimsmart membership offers UNLIMITED access to Christchurch City Council pools and summer pools, up to 48 weeks of lessons per year including public and school holidays, flexible or fixed payment options and the ability to freeze your membership. Find out more and sign …

Alice In Wonderland

A new adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s fantasy from IMAGINE Youth Theatre plays 11 am and 1 pm every day except Sunday from Tuesday July 11th – Saturday July 22nd at Elmwood Auditorium. Professionals on stage with talented local children and teenagers. Don’t miss this – …

Meet NZ’s Wildlife Big 5

Close encounters of the ‘wildlife kind’ are a Willowbank trademark. Meet New Zealand’s Big 5 with the Kiwi, the cheeky Kea, the ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the very rare Takahe. Feed the wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds …

Recreation on the River

Built in 1882 to provide recreation river experiences for a young Christchurch, the Antigua Boat Sheds, with on-going thoughtful restoration, essentially serve the same purpose 130 years on. The Boatsheds is one of the oldest wooden buildings in Christchurch. Located beside the Avon River, close …

Anyone Can Draw at Art Metro Art School

The Art Metro Art School started in 2007 with the simple motto ‘Anyone Can Draw’. Over the last 10 years, thousands of Cantabrians have given it a go and discovered that with a mix of desire, patience and practice they can learn to create the …

Living Springs

Living Springs Kids Camp runs every school holidays. Next two camps: April 18-21, July 10-14 for ages 8-12. Residential camp run by Living Springs and awesome leaders. Action packed with adventure activities, great food and a stunning natural setting with views of the harbour. Close …

Weka Pass Railway

The railway operates on the first and third Sundays of each month (every Sunday in January) plus on the Mondays of Easter, Queens birthday, and Labour day weekends. Departures from Glenmark, which is about 40 minutes north of Christchurch, at 11.30am and 2pm. See also …