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 - Alpine Jet will take you deep into the foothills of the Southern Alps through the breathtaking Waimakariri River canyon. We are situated only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport. Breathtaking views, excellent mixture of scenery and excitement, our safari tour option doubles as an eco-experience with magnificent scenery, native bush and wildlife. Two departure locations: Springfield & Waimakariri Regional Park.
Featuring the world famous TranzAlpine train journey this spectacular day tour also includes Jet Boat and a Four Wheel Drive "Unimog" high country safari. Suitable for people of all ages. Departs from Christchurch, across the Canterbury Plains, journey through Arthurs Pass and right into the heart of the National Park. Delicious luncheon supplied.
Range of extra-nice accommodation located in the Southern Alps, near Arthur's Pass, on State Highway 73, between Christchurch and the West Coast. Superb location. Licensed restaurant and family bar. Self-contained motel units, backpacker lodge and conference facilities for up to 12 people. A great place! Beautifully peaceful with no trains shunting during the night.
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.
Our business incorporates Springfield YHA, Springfield Motel, Smylies Tours and the Porters mountain shuttle. See the wide range of option we offer here ,from budget to self-contained. Ski tune up room/storage room, Drying room, Ski and board rental, clothing hire. Pet friendly motel unit. Daytrips Language Schools Weekend trips Specialist trip Daytrips.
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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Logan Kitney - What's my Definition?
Join Logan Kitney at Ma Maison in Akaroa for an hour of his life journey told through comedy and magic. Here's his story... Having performed for 7 and a half years as a comedian and magician Logan has had one hell of ...
Where: Ma Maison, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: 2 Rue Jolie, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
From: 8:30pm on Monday 18th June 2018
To: 10:00pm on Monday 18th June 2018
Seconds – Canterbury Film Society
A secret organisation offers wealthy clients a second chance at life in this startlingly modern ’60s face-swapping thriller. Featuring a paranoiac symphony of camera angles courtesy of famed cinematographer James ...
Where: Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch
Address: Cnr Worcester Boulevard and Montreal St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Monday 18th June 2018
To: 9:20pm on Monday 18th June 2018
Learn to Dance - Classes for Adults
We run the busiest social dance events in Canterbury and we'd love to see you there! Absolute beginners and two left feet very welcome! Heaps of fun. Every night begins with a friendly class that assumes you have ...
Where: Papanui High School, Christchurch
Address: 30 Langdons Rd, Papanui, Christchurch
From: 7:25pm on Monday 21st May 2018
To: 9:00pm on Monday 25th June 2018
Believe It or Not Quiz Night. Come join us for our after work dinner time quiz. Every Monday kicking off at 6:30pm. Don't bother going home to cook dinner. Come straight from work and let us feed you. Fun for all. Great ...
Where: A Rolling Stone, Christchurch
Address: 579 Colombo St, Christchurch
From: 6:30pm on Monday 23rd April 2018
To: 8:30pm on Monday 2nd July 2018
Dreams In White by Duncan Graham
When wealthy property developer Michael Devine goes missing, his wife Anne and daughter Amy fear the worst. As the pieces to Michael's disappearance start falling into place, then picture reveals a scandalous ...
Where: The Open Stage, Christchurch
Address: 510 Hagley Ave, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Friday 15th June 2018
To: 9:00pm on Friday 22nd June 2018
“What are we going to do with all the bodies?” Everything today is just a problem to be solved by marketing teams and think-tanks. The latest problem to be hashed out in the boardroom? Genocide. With only a ...
Where: Court Theatre, Christchurch
Address: Bernard St, Addington, Christchurch
From: 8:00pm on Saturday 2nd June 2018
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 23rd June 2018
Christchurch Astronomy Tours
Christchurch Astro Tours are proud to introduce you to the southern night sky. Operating from a location a mere 30 minutes south of central Christchurch, we start our night with a short talk, before showcasing the ...
Where: Christchurch Astro Tours, Springston, Selwyn
Address: 11 Leeston Rd, Springston, Selwyn
From: 9:00pm on Friday 1st June 2018
To: 10:30pm on Saturday 30th June 2018
They’re out of their depth... It’s been a while since Walter, Pat and Mick have seen Stu. He’s been absent from the local working men’s club since Stu wrote off the new boat he spent his life savings on and ...
Where: Court Theatre, Christchurch
Address: Bernard St, Addington, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Saturday 16th June 2018
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 14th July 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: TribalDiva Studios, Christchurch
Address: 40A Taupata St, Redcliffs, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Monday 12th February 2018
To: 8:30pm on Monday 3rd 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