We are heading into the winter months, so what is there to do in Christchurch with your family (or without) when the days are shorter and the weather cooler? Turns out, the answer is plenty! Movies Whether you are a local or visiting the city, movies are always a classic for cooler (or wetter days) … Continue reading "Wonderful Indoor Winter Activities in Christchurch"
As the weather is starting to cool down and a few more rainy days appear on the radar, its time to look ahead at what’s happening in the Garden City over the next few months. While the recent tragedy has had a serious impact on locals and visitors alike, the Christchurch community is still finding … Continue reading "Autumn and Winter 2019 Events in Christchurch"
Travel is an exciting experience for most of us, but it can also be tiring and challenging for many, especially if you are travelling with children. We’ve put together a few tips to make things a little easier and help you with your planning. 1. Book Ahead Being spontaneous and just deciding to pick up … Continue reading "Tips for Travelling with Children"
Pre-2011, one of the most popular socialising locations in the inner city was known as The Strip, the row of restaurants, bars and nightclubs that fronted onto the Avon River between Hereford and Cashel Streets. Then of course, the earthquakes happened, and the rebuild of this city block took some time to get underway, based … Continue reading "Discovering The Terrace, Christchurch Central"
Summer in Christchurch so far has been hot and full of things to do and get involved in. The Bread and Circus Buskers Festival has the city buzzing for the next few weeks, and there are plenty more events to look forward to. We’ve listed just a few of them below. Nigella Lawson, January 25 … Continue reading "Summer 2019 Christchurch Events"
The new innercity entertainment complex on the cnr of Lichfield and Colombo Streets is perfectly located to bring locals and tourists alike into the centre of Christchurch. Right across from the Bus Interchange, and just a few minutes from inner city parking buildings on Lichfield Street, the Entx building is home to a diverse range … Continue reading "Inner City Entertainment – Hoyts Movies and More!"
Christchurch’s Summertime programme, organised by the City Council’s events team is the envy of other New Zealand cities and filled with events that have become annual favourites. We’ve included some of the most popular events below so you can add them to your calendar. You can also RSVP to the Facebook events through the Summertimes … Continue reading "Summertimes Events in Christchurch 2018/2019"
It’s that time of year again when not only are Christchurch locals gearing up for the season of festivities, but also when we have lots of visitors coming to the city for their summer holidays. So if you are not used to having Christmas in the summertime, you might be curious to know what events … Continue reading "Christmas 2018 in Christchurch"
The summer weather is definitely happening – hot days are becoming more frequent and those beautiful Christchurch blue skies are making everyone smile. With the temperatures rising, it is always good to know where to go and how to make the most of the warmer weather. City Council Swimming Pools From November 17th 2018, the … Continue reading "Summer Things to Do in Christchurch"
Electric Scooters (download the iOS app here) Over the next three months, anyone moving around Christchurch will have the chance to pick up an electric scooter from Lime and use it to ride to their next destination. The location of individual scooter is easy to find on the Lime app, and once you have used … Continue reading "What’s New on the Streets of Christchurch?"