Springfield and Great Alpine Highway
Springfield is a small town at the foothills of the Canterbury mountains and is regraded as "the gateway to the Southern Alps". The Great Alpine Highway provides one of the most direct routes from coast to coast though the unforgettable and utterly breathtaking Arthur's Pass. Springfield and the Great Alpine Highway offer a whole selection of alpine activities such as cross country quadbiking, safari tours, jetboating and a range of country accommodation such as alpine resorts, backpacker lodges and country pubs hotels. more
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Mobile-friendly - Enjoy the thrills of offroad motorcycle and quadbike fun, riding the best high country trails in New Zealand. Trails suitable for novice to experienced riders. Coaching can be arranged for beginners. Includes transport from Christchurch, all riding gear, experienced guide, snacks, drink, latest model trail and quad bikes from 100cc to 450cc. Half-day/day tours departing daily all year.
Mobile-friendly - Adventure Trailrides New Zealand offer corporate tours allowing us to put your team through their paces on an enduro motorcycle or atv quad bike in Christchurch. Our tours are suitable for beginners with coaching available and we can cater for up to 16 people. Single or multi-day options are available as well as lunch or corporate meals.
Mobile-friendly - Excitement and scenery jet boating on the Waimakariri River. Our “Canyon Discoveries” Tours depart Springfield in the spectacular canyon that runs through the foothills of the Southern Alps. Our “Braided Shallows” departs from the Waimakariri Regional Park. Enjoy the spins and speed just 20 minutes north of Christchurch.
Benlea invites you to experience a genuine working farm in New Zealand. Nestled in the beautiful location of the Rakaia Gorge, we will take you on a private, in depth tour of our land, where you can meet our animals and see first hand how we raise and look after them.
Mobile-friendly - This exciting day-tour includes jet boating on the mighty Waimakariri river, a 4WD adventure across Mt Torlesse High Country Station, and a scenic tour through the breathtaking Canterbury high country to Arthurs Pass National Park located in the stunning Southern Alps of New Zealand. The return journey to Christchurch is on the world-famous TranzAlpine Train. This tour has it all.
For two years, the small township of Springfield in the Selwyn District of New Zealand was on the map for the enormous plastic pink doughnut situated on its boundaries to celebrate The Simpsons' Movie in 2007 (This was set in the fictional cartoon town of Springfield). The doughnut is no more, but there are still plenty of reasons to visit.
Mobile-friendly - Terrace Downs Resort offers in-house and casual visitors a unique one-stop NZ getaway destination nestled in the foothills of Mt Hutt, within an easy hour's scenic drive of Christchurch International Airport. Featuring deluxe 1-7 bedroom accommodation, fine and casual dining options, a championship 18-hole golf course, Day Spa and a wide selection of other resort-operated activities to choose from.
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New Music Central - Speak Softly & The Response
Join the School of Music at Tūranga for this special presentation of New Music Central featuring local indie bands Speak Softly & The Response. Speak Softly is an art-pop electronic duo based in Christchurch ...
Where: Tūranga Central Library, Christchurch
Address: 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
From: 6:00pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
To: 7:30pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
Finnish Double Feature: Ariel & The Match Factory Girl
7:30pm - Ariel An out-of-work coal miner seeks his destiny in a white Cadillac. “Effortlessly shifting gears from road film to worker drama to prison story, Kaurismäki’s deadpan saga is filled with oblique ...
Where: Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch
Address: Cnr Worcester Boulevard and Montreal St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
To: 10:15pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
Timaru Film Society: Mulholland Drive
An aspiring actress, a beautiful amnesiac and a hotshot director at the mercy of the mob. “Lynch’s seductive and scary vision of Los Angeles’s dream factory is one of the true masterpieces of the new ...
Where: Movie Max 5, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: 25 Canon St, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 7:00pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
To: 9:00pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
The Great Carlton Quiz
Got a head full of useless information? Finally, it might come in handy! With an eccentric presentation from Regan & Susie, the Carlton Quiz is the one not to be missed. The quiz kicks off 7pm each Monday night, with ...
Where: Carlton Bar & Eatery, Christchurch
Address: 1 Papanui Rd, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Monday 8th July 2019
To: 11:59pm on Monday 29th July 2019
Beers and Pool
Come Down with a friend of two buy Four Wakachangi and get half hour free pool hire.
Where: The Common Room , Christchurch
Address: 119 Riccarton Rd , Christchurch
From: 3:00pm on Wednesday 8th May 2019
To: 11:00pm on Wednesday 31st July 2019
Belly Dance Fundamentals
Learn core movements and technique that are the foundations of all styles of belly dance. Suitable for new students to start at any time, in this class we'll learn fundamental movements then put them together in short ...
Where: TribalDiva Studios, Christchurch
Address: 40A Taupata St, Redcliffs, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Monday 11th February 2019
To: 8:30pm on Monday 2nd December 2019
The Craic Session
Join us every Monday for Craic Sessions. Everyone welcome, to participate or enjoy. Irish Music that transports you to Ireland at the very sound. Instruments range from a Flute to a Harp and each week brings ...
Where: Pegasus Arms Restaurant & Bar, Christchurch
Address: 14 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Monday 28th January 2019
To: 9:30pm on Monday 6th January 2020
Master Your Personal Style Workshop Series
In this series of five x 90 minute workshops you will: - Discover your unique personal style. - Understand your body shape and how to balance proportions with clothing & accessories. - Determine your personal colour ...
Where: The Tannery, Christchurch
Address: 3 Garlands Road, Woolston, Christchurch
From: 6:00pm on Monday 24th June 2019
To: 7:30pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
Photography Evening Training Package
Enrol before July 5th to receive our early bird discount. Save $550! Contact us to find out more. Inspirational photography training in a brand-new course created by leading international photographer, Daniele ...
Where: Yoobee College Christchurch, Christchurch
Address: 573 Colombo Street
From: 6:00pm on Monday 22nd July 2019
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 4th September 2019
Make a Needle Felt Alpaca Or a Penguin Handcrafts
you can get hands on making your one-of-a-kind needle felt penguin or an alpaca with NZ natural wool! In this class you will learn how to make 3D felt objects! limited experience is necessary,have fun! Level: ...
Where: Jackelope treasures, Christchurch
Address: 2 quinns road, shirley, christchurch, Christchurch
From: 1:00pm on Tuesday 9th July 2019
To: 5:30pm on Wednesday 24th July 2019