River Avon, Christchurch, New Zealand
River Avon

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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The Old Vicarage Cafe Restaurant & Bar

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Glentanner Park Centre Mount Cook National Park

Local Tip Glentanner Park is also the leading excursion and activity centre in the Mount Cook region and can take care of arranging all your activities for you. It means you'll get the best possible experience while...

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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 »

Mashina Salsa Nights

Mashina Salsa Nights

24 Apr

Social Salsa Dance Party Nights: Totally fun filled & hot. Drink and dance the night away. Come down and have a look, a drink and have a dance! It's the most popular Salsa weekly event. Anyone can come, this night is for everybody at all levels, dancers and non-dancers. Catering for all dance styles: Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Merengue, Cha,... more »

Happy Hour 5-7pm

Happy Hour 5-7pm

25 Apr

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 »

 Billy Connolly - High Horse Tour NZ 2014

Billy Connolly - High Horse Tour NZ 2014

25 Apr

Presented by: Ian Magan Ltd Like no other, BILLY CONNOLLY turns our everyday life experiences into stunningly funny situations, carrying his audience from one irreverent story to another until a collective exhaustion sets in! Now he's back in NZ for a comprehensive 11-city tour. Over the 36 years he has visited New Zealand, Billy has... more »

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Escape Rentals

Enjoy the freedom of camping, without missing comfort. Plan a personalised itinerary with a campervan holiday. more »

Virtual Tours

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

Paua Shell

Paua Shell

Re Start City, Christchurch

Re Start City, Christchurch

Sumner Bay

Sumner Bay

Halswell Quarry Park, Christchurch

Halswell Quarry Park, Christchurch

Banks Peninsula, View from the sign of the Kiwi

Banks Peninsula, View from the sign of the Kiwi

Hagley Park, Christchurch

Hagley Park, Christchurch

Gollans Point, Sumner Beach

Gollans Point, Sumner Beach

Rakaia Gorge

Rakaia Gorge

Waipara Wines

Waipara Wines

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