Little River is a stunningly beautiful and quaint town on the road from Christchurch to Akaroa. Being about 30 minutes from Akaroa and 45 from Christchurch, Little River is a favoured midway point to have a coffee and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the volcanic Banks Peninsular. more
Take some time in Little River and explore its stunning hiking trails and even book a weekend’s accommodation is this stunning piece of paradise all too often overlooked by travelers passing through straight for Akaroa.
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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!
Small, boutique tour company, lead by Vicky who is a member of the Professional Association of Tour Guides in New Zealand. Vicky's tours are uniquely designed, client-driven, flexible and relaxed. Explore Christchurch, Akaroa, mountainous regions, talk about the history and volcanoes, hike a reserve, brew tea - coffee.
Mobile-friendly - The Green Antler glamping site is set on a deer farm in Little River on Banks Peninsula - just 50 minutes from Christchurch city. The large, luxury, family-sized safari tent, sits on a sunny, north-facing site overlooking native bush, farmland and hills.
This 44 km-long walkway and cycleway runs from Hornby (Christchurch) to Little River on Banks Peninsula. The easy grade makes this walk or ride suitable for young children and family groups.
Mobile-friendly - Kaituna Valley Homestead is nestled in a tranquil valley and is lovingly cared for by Sharon and John Robertson. The property is set on 29 acres of unsurpassed rural landscapes. Built in 1900, this grand old house exudes the charms of a bygone era while utilising all the comforts of modern living.
Mobile-friendly - A PurePod is a unique, off-the-grid experience in a luxurious glass cabin located in secluded and stunning slices of beautiful New Zealand landscape. Watch the stars above, pull back the glass sliding doors on all three sides and indulge in the beautiful isolation. There are six fabulous PurePod locations from Banks Peninsula to Kaikoura - which will be your favourite?
Mobile-friendly - SiloStay is now an accommodation complex like no other, situated in the heart of the beautiful township of Little River, on State Highway 75, adjacent to the Christchurch to Little River Rail Trail. Just forty minutes from Christchurch City and the International Airport, and en-route to picturesque Akaroa.
A webcam view overlooking Lake Forsyth and Lake Ellesmere, with the Pacific Ocean to the left.
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Western – Canterbury Film Society, Open Night
Presented in co-operation with the Goethe Institut, this is an open night at which non-members are welcome with admission by donation/koha at the door. Members are invited to bring along friends, family members, ...
Where: Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch
Address: Cnr Worcester Boulevard and Montreal St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Monday 20th May 2019
To: 9:35pm on Monday 20th May 2019
New Music Central - Menotti's The Old Maid & the Thief
Presented in the style of an old-fashioned radio play, please join staff and students for this performance of The Old Maid & the Thief by Gian-Carlo Menotti. The Old Maid and the Thief is a one-act opera, divided into ...
Where: UC Arts Recital Room at the Arts Centre, Christchurch
Address: 3 Hereford St, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Monday 20th May 2019
To: 8:30pm on Monday 20th May 2019
Showquest - Christchurch
Come and support an impressive line-up of schools from Christchurch! Showquest is a new performing arts competition for schools and students years 1–13. It’s a nationwide series of events produced by Rockquest ...
Where: Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch
Address: 86 Kilmore St, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Monday 20th May 2019
To: 10:00pm on Tuesday 21st May 2019
Do come along all you Jazz Lovers and sit and enjoy Sweet Liquorice plus great food.
Where: Distinction Hotel, Christchurch
Address: 14 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
From: 6:30pm on Saturday 30th March 2019
To: 9:30pm on Monday 27th May 2019
Dance 4 Healing
Dance & Arts Therapy NZ is proud to announce an 8-week dance movement therapy programme for women struggling in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings. This is an opportunity for women together to share ...
Where: The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, Christchurch
Address: 156 Armagh Street , Christchurch
From: 1:00pm on Monday 29th April 2019
To: 2:00pm on Monday 24th June 2019
Discover the Ancient Healing Art Of Tao Yin
Tao Yin combines the powerful asana practice of yoga with the effortless flow of Qigong. Tao Yin is over 6,000 years old and is the most original form of Qigong. It is the foundation from which all others emerged. Tao ...
Where: Abberley Park Hall, Christchurch
Address: 15 Abberley Cres, St Albans, Christchurch
From: 10:30am on Monday 29th April 2019
To: 11:30am on Monday 1st July 2019
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hedwig and the Angry Inch - New Zealand Premiere. Text by John Cameron Mitchell. Music and lyrics by Stephen Trask. Directed by Michael Lee Porter. Musical direction by Luke Di Somma. Starring: Adam Rennie and ...
Where: Court Theatre, Christchurch
Address: Bernard St, Addington, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Saturday 11th May 2019
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 1st June 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
Every day between 3pm till 6pm Under 18? Enjoy our youth rates. Pool table only $10 per hour! Tasty burger, chips and drink for just $8 If your have not already done so join our Youth Pool League when you next see us!
Where: The Common Room , Christchurch
Address: 119 Riccarton Rd , Christchurch
From: 3:00pm on Thursday 9th May 2019
To: 6:00pm on Tuesday 2nd July 2019