Banks Peninsula, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Banks Peninsula

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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Re Start Mall

Local Tip There are plenty of cafes and a variety of takeaway booths in the two food court areas.

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Jucy Campervan Hire Christchurch

Local Tip It's well worth asking about Jucy 'relocation offers' where you can gain big discounts to bring their vehicles back to various locations.

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Take Me Home - The Music & Life of John Denver

Take Me Home - The Music & Life of John Denver

3 Sep

Take Me Home – The Music & Life of John Denver takes you on a musical journey of one of the world’s most captivating and celebrated men. Through the exclusive film footage, his love for life, and concerns for the environment are poignantly portrayed in this stage presentation. John’s love for life, concerns for the environment, through... more »

Happy Hour 5-7pm

Happy Hour 5-7pm

5 Sep

Happy Hour 5-7pm March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm World famous in Addington – $30 Make a crate. Choose any 5 beers Ladies, its business as usual for you. Bubbles half as bubbly Platters, Tapas, Pizzas and more... more »

Christchurch Farmers' Market

Christchurch Farmers' Market

6 Sep

Set in the grounds of Riccarton House, the Christchurch Farmers' Market is now the city's largest authentic farmers' market which runs each Saturday morning. With the best of Canterbury's produce the CFM is the perfect opportunity to meet the growers, bakers, wine makers, brewers, butchers and farmers, sample their products, ask them... more »

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

6 Sep

The Mt Pleasant Farmer’s market sprang into life only a few weeks after the February 2011 quake. With no supermarkets or local shops to buy food, Farmer’s Market organiser Tom Davies quickly filled the gap by establishing the market on the grounds of the Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre, 3 McCormacks Bay Road. This market has been... 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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Jucy Campervan Hire Christchurch

Hire a JUCY campervan in Christchurch, the gateway to the South Island, for a great New Zealand adventure. more »

Christchurch Photos

Hagley Park, Christchurch

Hagley Park, Christchurch

Punting on River Avon, Christchurch

Punting on River Avon, Christchurch

Christchurch Art Gallery

Christchurch Art Gallery

Sir Edmund Hillary Statue, Mt Cook National Park

Sir Edmund Hillary Statue, Mt Cook National Park

Sumner Beach

Sumner Beach

The Botanical Gardens

The Botanical Gardens

Peacock Fountain, Botanical Gardens

Peacock Fountain, Botanical Gardens

Re Start City, Christchurch

Re Start City, Christchurch

Lake Pukaki

Lake Pukaki

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