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!
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 - 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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Back to Romantic
Back to Romantic - Chamber Music Series - supported by Christchurch City Creative Communities NZ The final concert of 2019 Back in Time Chamber series. This concert will be showcasing the talented Anna Maksymova on ...
Where: The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, Christchurch
Address: 156 Armagh Street , Christchurch
From: 2:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
The Narcs Unplugged - Summer Tour
Iconic kiwi band The Narcs are taking their unplugged show on a Summer Tour plus dropping a new single “I Don’t Want To Go To Work Today” in time for the holidays. The tour will take in dates in New Zealand’s ...
Where: Wunderbar, Lyttelton, Christchurch District
Address: 19 London St, Lyttelton, Christchurch District
From: 8:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 11:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
Get it while you can - or got enough?
Are you going into the holiday period wondering what this year was all about? Did you find your purpose? Are you finally happy? Finish your year with us in style! Meet Devamrita Swami - travelling monk, author and ...
Where: Satya Yoga Studio, Christchurch
Address: 83 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
From: 5:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 8:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
Christmas Party @ Visions & Vino - Art, Wine, & Maybe Dine
Book your 2019 Christmas Party @ Visions Art Studio & Gallery Try one of our amazing painting artworks, choose from the website or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/visionsandvino.co.nz/?modal=admin_todo_tour Or ...
Where: Visions and Vino Art Studio, Christchurch
Address: 1013/ D Ferry Road, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 19th October 2019
To: 9:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
Car Boot Sale
Come to our car boot sale & grab a bargain. There’s a fabulous Christmas hamper raffle (including Christmas Cake). Cash only. St Mark’s Church car park, corner Opawa Road & Vincent Place. For more ...
Where: St Marks Church, Christchurch
Address: 101 Opawa Rd, Opawa, Christchurch
From: 9:00am on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 11:00am on Saturday 14th December 2019
A one-stop pop-up market, showcasing the work of local Christchurch artists just in time for Christmas. The Risingholme Main Hall will be filled to the brim with ceramics, jewellery, decorations, a 'poto' booth, ...
Where: Risingholme Community Centre Christchurch, Christchurch
Address: 99 Hawford Road, Christchurch
From: 10:00am on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
Sparkle Circus Spectacular
Come see our end of year circus show case: Tutors and students collaborate to bring you amazing aerials, stunning acrobatics, marvellous juggling and hilarious clowning! Fantastic entertainment for the whole family. ...
Where: Roy Stokes Community Hall, Christchurch
Address: 146 Seaview Rd, New Brighton, Christchurch
From: 4:30pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 5:30pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
Vesuvio's 5th Birthday
Vesuvio turns 5. "The biggest bar birthday bash Christchurch has ever seen!" - Andrea Complimentary arrival cocktail (7pm-9pm). Toe tappin, hip lovin funk & soul music from 6 piece band, The Soul Mates! More ...
Where: Vesuvio Jazz and Tapas Bar, Christchurch
Address: 4 Papanui Road , Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 11:55pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
After two successful years, Riffstock is back to finish 2019 with a banger night full of with face melting riffs, psychedelic grooves and rock'n'roll. All night long! Come down and see Christchurch's heavy hitters in a ...
Where: Club Tavern, Christchurch
Address: 441 Colombo St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
To: 1:00am on Sunday 15th December 2019
Peter Partridge - The Arena Spectacular
William Burns’ alter ego, international psychic superstar, Peter Partridge returns on the back of smash hit sell out seasons at Little Andromeda for his biggest and best show yet. Expect fireworks, a chorus of ...
Where: Christ's College, Christchurch
Address: Rolleston Ave, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 12th December 2019
To: 8:00pm on Saturday 14th December 2019