Christchurch City is alive with colour, atmosphere and world-class attractions, including the International Antarctic Centre, Orana Park and Willowbank Wildlife Park. Christchurch is known internationally as the "Garden City" because of its spectacular gardens. Christchurch is by far the largest city in the South Island and is home to the most busy airport in the South Island. Christchurch is also home to a number of excellent cafes, bars and restaurants. Many popular destinations such as Kaikoura, Lyttelton, Sumner, Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula, Mt Hutt and South Canterbury are less than two hours drive from Christchurch. more
Christchurch was significantly damaged by a series of earthquakes between 2010 and 2012 and has since been extensively rebuilt. Christchurch is a both a great destination for those looking for city attractions and comfort as well as being the South Island's most important hub.
Christchurch attractions offer a full range of activities both in and around the city for all ages and preferences such as horse riding, jetboating, guided hiking tours, fine restaurants, wineries, scenic flights and much more. Christchurch accommodation offers a comprehensive range of options and caters for all needs with a selection of 5 Star accommodation, backpackers accommodation, motels, lodges, bed and breakfasts and much more.
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Mobile-friendly - Prince of Bealey Motel offers modern design, 5-star luxurious, affordable, boutique-style accommodation at the perfect Christchurch central city location. If you are looking for spacious rooms and modern facilities with a calming atmosphere for a great night stay, then choose 103 Prince of Bealey Motel. Our brand new motel has spacious rooms and offers contemporary-style accommodation.
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..
Our motel in Christchurch offers 12 superior, self-contained architecturally designed luxury studios, Conner spa studios, 1-bedroom suites, 2-bedroom apartment which are all serviced daily. The entire 162 Kings of Riccarton complex is designated non-smoking inside and out. Car park security cameras viewable from each unit.
Mobile-friendly - Centrally located, six minutes from Christchurch International Airport, eight minutes to city centre. Extremely quiet and luxurious. Pristine, modern two-storey house with underfloor heating, set in serene, attractive garden and relaxing courtyard. Two comfortably appointed bedrooms with own private bathrooms. Many extra touches. Gourmet breakfast, private reading/sitting room. Free wireless internet. Off-street parking.
Exclusive chauffeured / guided off-road Lord of the Rings and Custom Made tours from Christchurch. One day to six weeks throughout the Southern Alps and South Island. Friendly experienced hosts, small groups (Min 2-max 8). Magnificent views guaranteed, no crowds or coaches, unlimited photo stops, homemade refreshments and meals, homely Kiwi accommodation. We also offer Mountain Bike and Self-Drive Tours.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to Absolutely Fabulous Southern Lakes Tours! Ideal for couples or family groups of all ages. Very family friendly with no age restrictions. Four-day Lord of the Rings tours. Christchurch to Queenstown, Milford Sound and beyond plus four-day Southern Lakes Sightseeing Tours. Option to fly out of Queenstown or return to Christchurch. Tour vehicle is exclusively reserved for you.
Mobile-friendly - Holidaying with Abuzzy is a breeze! We provide courtesy airport transfers on arrival, and to your accommodation or airport on completion of your rental. Explore spectacular landscapes, cultural heritage, bike trails and beaches. Our range of 2 to 6 berth late model European motorhomes are economical diesel powered, and equipped with the latest satellite navigation, satellite TV, DVD.
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 - Situated on Racecourse Road, Accosy Hostel offers quality and affordable non-smoking Christchurch Backpackers accommodation. Conveniently located just 8 minutes from Christchurch International Airport, and 9 minutes from the city centre, this accommodation option Free UNLIMITED UltraFast WiFi, Free On-site & Off-Street Parking, quiet and peaceful environment. Late check in available. Wheelchair and disability friendly premises.
Mobile-friendly - Ace Rental Cars is New Zealand's largest locally owned rental car company.Rent the experience. All our vehicles are fully serviced and maintained every 6 months. Ace Rental Cars now operate seventeen branches across fifteen cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. In addition to the core fleet of older vehicles, the company also provide a Premium fleet, featuring brand new vehicles.
Mobile-friendly - We're Kiwis, and since 1996 we've looked after active people with legendary hospitality in the stunning New Zealand outdoors. If you’re into hiking, paddling and biking through parks, valleys, bays and backroads, then join us on one of our hand-crafted trips. Explore the local spots, enjoy the highest level of personal service and share plenty of laughs along the way.
Mobile-friendly - Addington City Motel is opposite the Horncastle Arena, the Addington Racecourse, and of course the AMI Stadium. Our spacious family units & studio units are the closest ground floor units to the Railway Station and Addington Shops/Restaurants/Bars. Free Unlimited WiFi and Local Phone Calls, and Free Shuttle to/from Railway Station and Casino in City Centre. (Conditions Apply.) CBD 2.5km away.
Mobile-friendly - Warm, modern, accommodation centrally located. Easy access to rail, Horncastle Arena, Addington Raceway and many major attractions. Luxurious accommodation and spacious self-contained quality units at very competitive rates. Queen-size and single beds, spa baths and showers and Sky TV. Free Internet. Our Christchurch motel is close to civic amenities and transport. We have it all!
Mobile-friendly - An adventure and playing field in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility. A fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges.
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Zirka Circus, New Zealand's premium circus, is proud to bring you its 5th tour "La Unica" and it's more spectacular than ever. Zirka Circus has successfully been entertaining families in NZ for more than ten years and ...
Where: Zirka Big Top, Christchurch
Address: Cnr Memorial Avenue & State Highway One, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 21st March 2019
To: 6:15pm on Sunday 31st March 2019
The Opera Club With Musical Director Sharolyn Kimmorley
Join some of Christchurch’s fine voices for a concert featuring favourite operatic arias and ensembles. The Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series brings together renowned local, national and international artists for ...
Where: The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, Christchurch
Address: 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch
From: 1:10pm on Monday 25th March 2019
To: 1:50pm on Monday 25th March 2019
His Girl Friday – Canterbury Film Society
Note to members: Please come early for the Canterbury Film Society AGM, which starts at 7pm. Newsroom editor (Cary Grant) tries to win back his top reporter and ex-wife (Rosalind Russell). “A frenetic movie about ...
Where: Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch
Address: Cnr Worcester Boulevard and Montreal St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Monday 25th March 2019
To: 9:10pm on Monday 25th March 2019
French Film Festival
The French Film Festival has grown to become the foremost French cultural event and the second largest film festival in New Zealand. From 14 March we have a fantastic line up with a variety of 31 fantastic French ...
Where: Hoyts Northlands, Christchurch
Address: Northlands Shopping Centre, Main North Rd, Papanui, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Wednesday 13th March 2019
To: 11:59pm on Wednesday 27th March 2019
Dux Monday Medley
Join us at Upper Dux for our Monday Medley open mic night where we showcase all forms of talent from our locals! A mix of comedy, poetry, burlesque, music, drag, circus, and everything else that makes Ōtautahi a ...
Where: Dux Central, Christchurch
Address: 6 Poplar Lane, Christchurch
From: 6:30pm on Monday 18th February 2019
To: 10:00pm on Monday 8th April 2019
Cranford Ale House Quiz Night
Pub quizzes - Join the team at The Cranford Ale House for their weekly free entry Pub Quiz. Featuring: - Great Quiz Master - Free entry - Over $100-worth of prizes each night - Quiz night special meals ...
Where: Cranford Ale House, Christchurch
Address: 305 Cranford St, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Monday 14th January 2019
To: 9:30pm on Monday 6th May 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
Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach
UC Sustainability Community is pleased to host The Rubbish Trip's popular presentation on zero waste living at the University of Canterbury (in Undercroft 101, Puaka-James Hight Building). Join Hannah and Liam, the ...
Where: University of Canterbury, Christchurch
Address: Ilam Road, Ilam, Christchurch
From: 12:00pm on Monday 25th March 2019
To: 2:00pm on Monday 25th March 2019
Moving Beyond #Metoo: Theory & Practice for A Changing World
The MeToo movement has been instrumental worldwide in exposing just how insidious sexual harassment and assault is in our society, but the challenge now is to move beyond it and begin creating a culture of consent for ...
Where: Canterbury Workers' Educational Association, Christchurch
Address: 59 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Monday 11th February 2019
To: 9:00pm on Monday 1st April 2019