Christchurch Central is defined by the four "aves" that surround it: Fitzgerald Ave, Bealey Ave, Deans Ave and Moorhouse Ave. Cathedral Square is located in the middle of Christchurch Central and hosts many attractions, including the world-famous annual Buskers Festival. more
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Mobile-friendly - With facilities at Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Dunedin we've got both islands covered. Hotel pick-ups, maps, touring guides and nationwide roadside assistance are all free. Take your pick of transport options from economical hatchbacks through to large station wagons, 4WDs and people movers..
Just a short walk from the bustling CBD, 136 on Bealey is the traveller’s choice for cheap accommodation. We make sure that every guest will enjoy a wonderful and memorable stay in our budget motel. Whether you're staying for a corporate event, a family vacation, or taking a break from a long trip, we have the right accommodation for you.
Abbey Motor Lodge Christchurch welcomes all guests to enjoy our comfortable accommodation and wonderful hospitality. Our spacious accommodation and convenient location provides travellers with exceptional affordability. Only minutes from Christchurch central city and walking distance to the Southern Cross Hospital the Abbey Motel Christchurch is a great option when travelling to the Garden City.
Mobile-friendly - An easy way to find the best price to rent a campervan or motorhome in New Zealand. We specialise in free and easy self-drive campervan holidays. Our objective is to assist our customers in achieving their ideal holiday through efficient methods of holiday planning. In all, we ensure that you will give no chance to holiday disappointments.
Mobile-friendly - Small group guide tours from cycling to hiking or an all New Zealand multi-activity adventure. From the best of the South Island road cycling or the Otago Rail Trail, to our favourite hiking trails. For an active challenging vacation, or an interactive interpretation of New Zealand's best. Small groups, great guides, superb holidays.
Mobile-friendly - Akaroa French Connection Services connect with harbour cruises, dolphin swimming, sea-kayaking, horse-treks and local tours. Your journey includes comfortable coach transport, free pick-up from inner-city accommodation, refreshment and photo stops en-route, informative driver commentary and a 'drive through introduction' of the charming Akaroa Village. Come and experience Akaroa and enjoy a spectacular scenic drive across picturesque Banks Peninsula with us!
Mobile-friendly - This budget hotel / backpacker complex was built only 2 years ago with your comfort and enjoyment in mind. Boasting over 40 private rooms, plus a large range of 4, 6 and 8 bed dorms there is a room type to meet every demand. Centrally located.
Mobile-friendly - Range of superior, warm, centrally located accommodation with excellent facilities. Spacious, well-appointed units. Friendly hosts keen to make your stay a thoroughly pleasant one. Spacious, tastefully-appointed and fully self-contained, all the units are air-conditioned & serviced daily.
Mobile-friendly - Kiwi owned and operated Christchurch motel on Bealey Ave. For the past 40 years, we have provided visitors with a comfortable and affordable home away from home. All units are very spacious apartment-style units with one or two bedrooms. 5-minute drive to Christchurch Central. Southern Cross Hospital 15 minute walk. Hagley Park 10 minute drive.
Mobile-friendly - Apex Car Rentals has been doing things 'the Kiwi way' for 20 years by providing exceptional customer service and respecting the different cultures we work with every day. Choose Apex for your New Zealand car hire and experience first-hand why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - A sanctuary from loud, large hostels. 36 bed hostel approximately 10 minutes walk to The Restart Mall. One of the friendliest hostels on the planet. Great place to meet people from around the world! Kick back, relax and stay awhile. Nominated as one of the best small hostels in 2013, and mentioned in the Lonely Planet. Free Wifi and parking.
Welcome to Avalon Accommodation, offering friendly, budget-conscious motel accommodation, conveniently located in Bealey Avenue. Avalon is pet friendly for friendly dogs, and will take small dogs at owner's discretion, has wi-fi, a garden area, laundry facilities, free parking and a selection of room types to suit every budget and every need, including our 4 newly refurbished modern Bealey Apartments.
Mobile-friendly - Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. Hot Air Ballooning - A magical experience. A flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Courtesy transfers to and from most central Christchurch Hotels. Allow 4-5 hours for this 1-hour flying experience. Fantastic photo opportunities. Glass of champagne, fruit juice, light snack after landing.
Offering experienced kiwi drivers to suit your groups itinerary, timetable and budget, are the team at Banbury Rentals. We specialise in bus tours anywhere in the South Island. We can arrange your tour whether it be a sightseeing tour around Christchurch or tramping trips. We have quality vehicles ranging from 22 to 37 seater charter buses and 11 seater minibuses.
Looking to cycle during your visit to New Zealand? Explore the South Island with our cycling tours, travel the Central Otago Rail Trail. Customised tours, bus charters, minibus rental, cycle-trailer hire. Cycle hire for short/long term, groups/individuals, touring bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes. Try our Mountain Bike Adventure; ride up on the Christchurch Gondola, and cycle down, on-road or off-road.
Mobile-friendly - With everyday low prices on a range of fuel efficient, quality rental vehicles, Bargain Rental Cars lets you experience NZ in the way that works for you. With 6 branches throughout NZ, we can help with all your vehicle rentals. We also service Auckland Airport, Wellington Airport and Christchurch Airport. We also provide one way vehicle rentals.
Mobile-friendly - Centrally located close to city centre. Friendly service. Modern motel units and facilities at competitive rates. Standard studios through to one, two and three-bedroom apartments with lockup garages. BBQ area. Our facilities are designed for your relaxation. Great location; easy walk to Hagley Park, Botanical Gardens, casino, Southern Cross Hospital, information office, restaurants, bars and entertainment.
Offering a range of warm, affordable accommodation centrally located and close to the major attractions of Christchurch, New Zealand's 'Garden City'. Honeymoon suite and spa bath units available. Wheelchair access unit. Cooked and continental breakfasts available. Corporate rates available. Seasonal rates apply. Friendly hosts keen to assist.
Britz Campervan, Car and 4WD Rentals is part of the largest rental operator in Australasia. Britz offers a large range of two, four and six berth campervans, plus a large modern fleet of rental cars. When you travel with Britz you will receive a complimentary road map and “What to See and Do” and “campground” guides. The adventure is yours.
Mobile-friendly - Guaranteed laughter while trying something new! With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games. You just need at least 6 people and we'll come to you, and we're in 6 cities around NZ. Anyone from age 7 up can have a go. Minimum Rules, Maximum Fun!
Mobile-friendly - Unique, spacious castle-like motel complex in the heart of Christchurch. This Qualmark 4 star and Enviro Bronze award property offers guests free Wi-fi, Sky TV, plus swimming and spa pools, children's playground and BBQ area. 10 minute walk to Casino, 15 minutes to Restart Container Mall in City Centre. Surrounded by restaurants just metres away. School group and family accommodation.
Mobile-friendly - Our campervans provide you the freedom to have your kind of holiday with no need for set itineraries or timetables. Travel at your own pace. Experience the land, culture and people of New Zealand without blowing your budget. Standard and budget campervans, sleepervans, fully equipped, unlimited kilometres.
CoCA is a place of doing - a place where things happen and people connect. Through thoughtfully curated programmes and exhibitions, we foster the creation and celebration of inspiring and provocative contemporary art from exciting local and international artists. Art that encourages everyone, from the curious passer-by to the art aficionado, to think and talk about the world we live.
Mobile-friendly - A unique escape designed to provide a resort-like stay nestled amongst 5 acres of beautiful tranquil gardens. Chateau on the Park, a DoubleTree by Hilton offers 192 accommodation rooms and seven conference venues, located just minutes away from Horncastle Arena, Riccarton, the Addington business district and only seven kilometres from the airport. Hilton's Best Price Guarantee.
Mobile-friendly - Christchurch Accommodation specialises in providing quality apartment and townhouse accommodation catering for a wide range of accommodation requirements. Our extensive portfolio of properties are exclusively within the inner-city offering easy access to the CBD, cultural precinct, shopping, Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens. We offer Short and Extended Stay Holiday Accommodation, Business Travel and Conference Accommodation and Corporate Rentals.
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Nathan Wallis - The First 1000 Days
Event date changed to 21 Feb - due to Chch state of emergency. All tickets still valid. Exploring Brain Development and Parenting in more depth, Nathan Wallis presents this series of four parenting evenings in ...
Where: Papanui High School, Christchurch
Address: 30 Langdons Rd, Papanui, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
Decoupage Craft Workshop
In this workshop, you will get the chance to have a go at decoupage using a little birdhouse specifically designed by myself for ornamental indoor decorative use. This workshop takes place over two consecutive Wednesday ...
Where: Plunket Rooms, Christchurch
Address: 183 Fendalton Rd, Christchurch
From: 6:00pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
To: 8:30pm on Wednesday 28th February 2018
International Mother Language Day 2018
People, across the world, perform this day for recalling and dignifying the memory of the people who sacrificed their life establishing their mother language in Bangladesh in the year 1952. UNESCO declared this day as ...
Where: University of Canterbury College of Education, Christchurch
Address: Dovedale Avenue, Ilam, Christchurch
From: 6:00pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
To: 7:30pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
2018 Open Air Summer Shakespeare
The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare. Directed by Elizabeth Grubb for the 15th consecutive year, Top Dog Theatre bring Shakespeare alive in the beautiful gardens at Mona Vale. For this year’s Summer Shakespeare ...
Where: Mona Vale, Christchurch
Address: 40 Mona Vale Avenue, Christchurch
From: 6:00pm on Wednesday 14th February 2018
To: 8:00pm on Saturday 24th February 2018
I’ll find a day to massacre them all... War hero Titus Andronicus returns from twenty years of campaigning against Rome’s enemies to find his home divided by partisan squabbling. His attempts to restore order to ...
Where: Court Theatre, Christchurch
Address: Bernard St, Addington, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Saturday 17th February 2018
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 3rd March 2018
Belly Dance Fundamentals
Belly dance fundamentals class with Tracey of TribalDiva Belly Dance Company. Learn core belly dance moves and technique - classes will include an introduction to relevant music and culture. Joining a belly dance ...
Where: Showbiz Christchurch, Christchurch
Address: 369 St Asaph Street, Christchurch
From: 6:30pm on Wednesday 14th February 2018
To: 7:30pm on Wednesday 5th December 2018
Elite6 Business Networking
Hi, I’m David Clarkson the facilitator of the Elite6 Papanui group, which has been running since October 2015. Ideally suited to Business owners who don’t like early starts, work afternoon-evening hours, have ...
Where: Bealey's Speight's Ale House, Christchurch
Address: 263 Bealey Ave, Christchurch
From: 7:30am on Friday 6th March 2015
To: 10:30am on Wednesday 12th December 2018
Boulevard Arts Market
An artisans market of quality, locally and New Zealand made arts and crafts and souvenirs. Reflecting the essence of New Zealand creativity. The Boulevard Arts Market is made up of a permanent container shop lane and ...
Where: Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch
Address: 31 -33 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch
From: 10:00am on Sunday 28th January 2018
To: 3:00pm on Tuesday 29th January 2019
The WoodCraft Gallery showcases and sells the artworks of about 46 wood artists and other crafters sourced both locally and from through out New Zealand. Individually worked sculptural pieces, hand carved by local ...
Where: Woodcraft Gallery, Christchurch
Address: 33 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch
From: 9:30am on Sunday 28th January 2018
To: 5:00pm on Monday 21st January 2019
Rekindle Workshop: Making Clothes Pegs With Local Hazel Wood
Foundation 1 GreenWoodWorking (GWW): Making clothes pegs with local hazel at Rekindle's Resourceful Ōtautahi workshop (the Albert Hall, Ferrymead Heritage Park). This workshop is not just about pegs, it is instead ...
Where: Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch
Address: 50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Ferrymead, Christchurch
From: 6:30pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018
To: 8:30pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018