Friday Night Food Trucks on Cathedral Square

   From October 31st, Food Trucks offering a range of global cuisine options will be open for business in Cathedral Square as part of a five month Friday Night Food Truck trial. They will be operating from 4pm -10pm on Friday nights till March 2015. The trucks will create a vibrant, fun, family friendly environment…

Foo Fighters in Christchchurch, 2015

   American rock superstars Foo Fighters will play their first Christchurch show at AMI Stadium on February 18 in front of a 30,000-capacity crowd. The South Island show launches their Australasian tour which also includes a show at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium on February 21. It will be a massive event for Christchurch, with the date timed to…

FESTA, Christchurch – Labour Weekend 2014

         FESTA 2014 brings an action-packed Labour weekend to Christchurch city…  What we are most looking forward to is the CityUps light display on Saturday night. This transitional festival will have the central city humming with people, colour and excitement. CityUps is the city of the future, created by the next generation of architects. Led by Studio Christchurch,…

Jellyscape in Cathedral Junction, Christchurch

 

Over Labour weekend 2014 Cathedral Junction will come to life with colourful Jelly.

Calling all children, adults, teenagers…. everyone can have fun creating a colourful, glowing city from jelly that can shake and wobble.  Building begins on Saturday 25 October till Monday 27 October, 10-4pm.

For more information, visit http://festa.org.nz/projects/jelloucity/

 

Margaret Mahy Family Playground

  A new inner-city playground for families in Christchurch is being planned. It will be called the Margaret Mahy Family Playground and has been described “it will be unlike anything seen in New Zealand before”. As well as playground equipment, it will also include a 10 metre-high climbing tower, a double flying fox and a…

Future Christchurch Showcase Opens in Re:Start

  The newly opened “Future Christchurch Showcase” features interactive multi-media displays highlighting the recovery and rebuild progress throughout Christchurch. This impressive liquid galaxy unit allows you to “fly through” the city and explore future central city anchor project developments There are over 50 video documentaries that allow you to visualise the future of Christchurch. There’s…

Strange’s Lane – New to Christchurch city

The very hip and funky Strange’s Lane has officially opened the doors to their final venues. It’s fantastic to have a new hub here in Christchurch city, with great social atmosphere and superb dining options. What’s open at Strange’s Lane: Vespa Bar  is great for lunch during the day and after work drinks. Nucleus open till late. It’s a cocktail bar with a custom cocktail…