With the next set of school holidays not much more than a month away, Spring weather inspiring us to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and spring blossoms, what’s in store around Christchurch in terms of events and happenings over the next two or three months? Plenty it seems! We’ve included a selection of events … Continue reading "What’s Happening in Christchurch Spring 2018?"
Finding affordable ways to keep your family entertained during a trip to Christchurch can make or break a holiday to the Garden City, so we have put together some of the things we recommend you do with your children around Christchurch. We also love having families come to stay with us at the Airport Gateway, … Continue reading "Things to Do with Kids in Christchurch"
As the city continues to rebuild, new projects, buildings and businesses are popping up all over the place. Christchurch Central Library, Turanga Very close to completion now are the brand new Christchurch Central Library, called Turanga which is located on the edge of Cathedral Square opposite the now under construction Convention Centre. The five storey … Continue reading "What’s New in Christchurch?"
One of the outdoor activities Christchurch has become well known for is mountainbiking, especially since the opening of the spectacular Christchurch Adventure Park. The unfortunate fire on Christchurch’s Port Hills last year meant the Park had to close for a while to rebuild, but it’s back up and running again now and attracting mountainbikers from … Continue reading "Mountainbiking in the Garden City"
One of the wonderful things about Christchurch in the winter is our close proximity to New Zealand’s best ski areas – including Mt Hutt which has the longest ski season in Australasia and is the largest ski area in New Zealand. And even better, from right here at the Airport Gateway, you are just 1 … Continue reading "NZ Ski Season 2018 is at hand!"
You might have taken Christchurch off your holiday destination list for a while – and yes, since the quakes things have been a little messed up, that’s for sure. But it’s been more than six years since the worst of that happened, and the city has been rebuilding and recreating itself throughout that time. With … Continue reading "10 Great Reasons to Holiday in Christchurch, New Zealand"
Tip 1: Book an early flight and save on cash. But you don’t have to drive across town in the early hours, get your car parked for the week (or more) and then get yourself to the check-in on time. Instead, explore the options for “park and fly” and stay the night before and after … Continue reading "5 Tips for Managing Business Travel in Christchurch"
When the South Island’s freezing cold winter temperatures are being drowned out by the appeal of tropical destinations, it’s time to pack your bags for a week or two away. At this time of year, the Airport Gateway has plenty of guests from outside Canterbury who use us as a base when they are departing … Continue reading "Winter Escape Holidays – Flying From Christchurch to the Tropics"