Timaru is the largest city in South Canterbury and is a seaside city and major port town. The rolling green hills on which Timaru is built where formed from the lava flows of the extict volcano of Mt Horrible. Timaru's attractions include the Timaru Botanic Gardens, Caroline Bay (which sports a safe beach for swimming), the South Canterbury Museum and Aigantighe Art Galley - one of New Zealand's largest art museums. more
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The Aigantighe Art Museum (pronounced 'egg and tie') in Timaru, New Zealand is renowned internationally for its collection and innovative exhibition and education programmes. Aigantighe holds New Zealand, Pacific, Asian and European art works from the sixteenth century to the present day. Its British Victorian painting collection is of great significance.
Mobile-friendly - Ashbury Park Motel has eight 1-bedroom, self-contained units, all of which have been renovated to reflect modern day living. Their units are clean, warm and comfortable, and they understand that getting a good nights sleep is of the utmost importance, so our beds are supportive and comfortable. They're the first motel as you arrive into Timaru, from the north.
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Caroline Bay is the most widely known of all the parks in the Timaru District. The beach is sheltered by the harbour breakwater and is the only sandy beach between Oamaru and Banks Peninsula. March 2014 saw Caroline Bay beach being voted the most popular beach in the South Island.
Mobile-friendly - Chauffeurnz.com specialises in transport for the South Island of New Zealand. We are committed to providing ultimate comfort private chauffeur services to meet each client's unique requirements while on holiday or corporate transfers. If you would like to be privately chauffeured in the luxury of Lexus sedans and Mercedes Benz mini vans we are the transport business for you.
Mobile-friendly - Situated in the central South Island of New Zealand, Kia Ora Campers offer self-drive, fully-equipped two, four and six-berth motorhomes. Ideal base for exploring the stunning South Island high country lakes, and Mount Cook region. All campervans have hot and cold pressurized water, heater, gas cooker, microwave, fridge, toilet, shower, pillows and towels. Bedding available on request.
Mobile-friendly - Spacious, self-contained, modern units in a central location. Overlooks beautiful Caroline Bay and the distant mountains. Ideally suited for business or pleasure. Close to civic amenities and quality restaurants. Spa pool, breakfast service to rooms, accessible unit, serviced daily and non-smoking, with unlimited WIFI usage.
Mobile-friendly - Parklands Motor Lodge in Timaru offers a range of comfortable fully self-contained units next to Ashbury Park, situated 5 minutes drive from City Centre & Civic Amenities. A nice 5 minute walk to C-Bay Pool Centre & Tennis Centre, 10 minutes walk to Caroline Bay. Short stroll to Restaurants, Food Outlets & Supermarket. Free Wi-Fi access available. Friendly helpful hosts.
Mobile-friendly - The Grosvenor has a penchant for authentic and unique design. Although we have been called a boutique hotel and a hip hotel, we’re not sure what that really means. We’re a little modern, and a little bohemian. Our rooms are pet-friendly (which basically means dog-friendly), so we encourage you to bring the whole family.
One of the oldest Botanic Gardens, Timaru will surprise you with the depth and excellence of its collections as diverse as Australian plants, conifers and rose species. A border containing the native plants of the Canterbury region is of special note. Endangered plants from around the world can be seen in part of the conservatory complex.
Mobile-friendly - Enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of our spacious parkland within the heart of Timaru in South Canterbury. The holiday park is close to shops and the famous Caroline Bay. Offering park motels, self-catering units, en suite units, cabins, tent and campervan sites. Three wheelchair accessible units. Children's playground and jumping pillow. Spacious, sheltered, quiet and safe.
Mobile-friendly - The South Canterbury Museum contains valuable collections of objects and information covering the natural and human history of South Canterbury. Permanent displays and a temporary exhibition programme provide fascinating glimpses into our region's past.
Based in Timaru, with additional Campuses in Christchurch, Ashburton, Oamaru and Dunedin. We offer a range of Certificate and Diploma programmes covering Agriculture, Arts & Design, Beauty & Hairdressing, Business & Tourism, Health & Education, Hospitality, Information Technology, Media, Outdoor Education Sport & Fitness and Trades.
Welcome to Timaru's largest restaurant Serving all your favourite Chinese dishes prepared by our experienced chefs from China Choose from the a la carte menu or our international buffet with over dishes including salads entrees...
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Meditation and Buddhism Timaru Weekly Classes
This event is a weekly drop in class. The teaching and guided meditations are recordings from Buddhist Nun, Kelsang Luma’s, weekly classes at Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre in Christchurch. Each class consists of a ...
Where: MindfulMe, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: 56 Bank Street, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 7:15pm on Thursday 1st February 2018
To: 8:45pm on Thursday 20th December 2018
Claire Forbes exhibition
Hi! Claire Forbes Exhibition starts, Friday 30th Nov. and will run until the end of Jan. 2019. ...there will be no opening night sorry. 24 new watercolours by Claire. Well worth a visit to view this ...
Where: York Street Gallery of Fine Art, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: 21 York St, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 11:00am on Friday 30th November 2018
To: 3:00pm on Thursday 31st January 2019
Christmas On the Bay (Outdoor Concert)
Wow this is our 11th annual Christmas extravaganza. We're super excited to have Jackie Clarke & Frankie Stevens to dual MC/Entertain our event. The InHarmony community choir will provide their exquisite harmonies ...
Where: Caroline Bay Soundshell, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: Caroline Bay Park, Virtue Ave, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 6:00pm on Saturday 22nd December 2018
To: 8:00pm on Saturday 22nd December 2018
2019 NZSBK Championship: Round 2
Don’t miss the most exciting motorsport NZ has to offer! The 2019 NZSBK Championship will be the best all-action, high-octane entertainment you’ll catch all summer. Nothing beats the sound of a field of superbikes ...
Where: Timaru International Motor Raceway, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: Falvey Rd, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 9:00am on Saturday 12th January 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 13th January 2019
2018 New Zealand Superbike Championship
The New Zealand Superbike Championship (NZSBK) is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing in New Zealand. Consisting of five rounds - with Timaru being round 2 of the Championship. Includes live streaming with over ...
Where: Levels International Raceway, Timaru, Canterbury
Address: Timaru-Pleasant Point Highway
From: 8:00am on Saturday 12th January 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 13th January 2019
Timaru Triathlon & Duathlon
Sprint distance 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run or duathlon 2.5km run, 20km bike, 5km run. Individuals and teams of 2 or 3. We aim to provide a fun experience for all levels of participants. Bike course is on closed ...
Where: Caroline Bay, Timaru, Timaru, Canterbury
Address: Port Loop Road
From: 9:00am on Sunday 20th January 2019
To: 1:00pm on Sunday 20th January 2019
The Breeze - Paddle for Life
A standup paddle board and beach fitness event. Teams of 2 - 4 compete in relay races on paddleboards and can participate in fun beach challenges designed to test balance, strength, flexibility and fitness. Get to ...
Where: The Beach, Timaru, Canterbury
Address: Caroline Bay
From: 10:00am on Saturday 16th February 2019
To: 3:00pm on Saturday 16th February 2019
Antique & Collectors Fair
Quality antique fair presented by The Antique Fair Charitable Trust TACT (proudly supporting new Zealand charities). All items for sale including, furniture , quality china, crystal, art, glass & silver, clocks, linen, ...
Where: Celtic Sports Centre, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: Cnr Craigie avenue and Browne Street, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 10:00am on Saturday 2nd March 2019
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 3rd March 2019
Glaucoma New Zealand Public Meeting
An invitation to a free seminar. Glaucoma New Zealand invites you to attend a free presentation to learn about the most common cause of preventable blindness in New Zealand. Eye specialist, Dr Muhammad Khalid will be ...
Where: Caroline Bay Community Lounge, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: 1 Virtue Avenue, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 2:00pm on Saturday 9th March 2019
To: 3:30pm on Saturday 9th March 2019
Ice Skate Tour
Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97% same gliding capacity as natural ...
Where: Gleniti School, Timaru, South Canterbury
Address: 22 Heath Street, Timaru, South Canterbury
From: 3:00pm on Wednesday 13th March 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 17th March 2019