Rakaia Gorge , Christchurch, New Zealand
Rakaia Gorge

Christchurch

The Canterbury region is a contrast of natural beauty and vibrant city life. Two national parks, sandy beaches, pretty coastal villages, whale watching, and the 'garden city' of Christchurch.
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Escape Rentals

Local Tip Discounted early bird specials and lower rates for long hire periods are available.

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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Local Tip Caterpillar Garden Tours provide insightful and fun electric shuttle guided tours throughout the beautiful Botanic Gardens. There are four shuttles with a single fare valid for two consecutive days.

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Coffee and Jam

Coffee and Jam

22 Apr

Coffee and Jam is a place to share your ideas, provide feedback, meet some like minded folk and be inspired. Whether you're a hardened entrepreneur, an office-jockey, postman or whoever, if you're interested in finding out about what cool ideas, projects and businesses people are working on, Coffee and Jam is for you. Each week one... more »

Swingtown Rebels

Swingtown Rebels

22 Apr

Come down and enjoy the fun of the 1930's with the Swingtown Rebels. It's time to dance the night away with Swing Jazz & Charleston more »

DJ Chick

DJ Chick

23 Apr

Every Wednesday night from 8-11pm Chats Bar and Cafe in Travis Rd, Burwood with DJ Chick and Cory, the DJ Dude. Belting out all the favourites from then and now. more »

Ladies Night

Ladies Night

24 Apr

Join us at The Turf this Thursday from 6:00pm for a night just for the ladies. Grab the girls and head down for fantastic drink and food as well as karaoke. more »

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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Haven of peace and tranquillity in the heart of Christchurch, adjacent to Hagley Park. 21 hectares of gardens, flora, fauna, walking paths and conservatories, founded around a single oak tree. more »

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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Haven of peace and tranquillity in the heart of Christchurch, adjacent to Hagley Park. 21 hectares of gardens, flora, fauna, walking paths and conservatories, founded around a single oak tree. more »

Christchurch Photos

World Peace Bell, Christchurch Botanic Gardens

World Peace Bell, Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Re Start Mall in the CBD

Re Start Mall in the CBD

Banks Peninsula, View from the sign of the Kiwi

Banks Peninsula, View from the sign of the Kiwi

Entering Mount Cook Village

Entering Mount Cook Village

Banks Peninsula

Banks Peninsula

Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo

Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo

Moon over New Brighton Beach

Moon over New Brighton Beach

Lily Pond, Mona Vale, Christchurch

Lily Pond, Mona Vale, Christchurch

Mt Hutt

Mt Hutt

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