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Explore amazing street art, innovative projects, a booming hospitality scene and state-of-the-art architecture that is changing the way the city looks, feels and functions.
Canterbury prides itself as one of the most accessible regions in New Zealand. Home to the second largest city in the country, Christchurch, the region has everything you need for an authentic Kiwi experience.
Christchurch is the gateway to the Canterbury region and the spectacular experiences you will have within the South Island of New Zealand. Explore the range of activities and attractions we have on offer.
There’s nothing quite like springtime in the garden city of Christchurch when Cup Week takes pride of place atAddington. It is without doubt one of the great events on the New Zealand sporting and social calendar.
A big congratulations to Christchurch Casino, their naming rights sponsor and principal partner, on celebrating their 25th anniversary in November! Please join Christchurch Casino and Addington Raceway as together they offer an exceptional range of places to toast their anniversary and enjoy Australasia’s biggest harness racing day.
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This is an R18 event.
Fully Licenced Venue and no food is able to be brought on course.
The Crossing Fashion Starts Here Best Dressed Competition
Registrations for The Crossing Fashion Starts Here Best Dressed Competition are now open. If you wish to become fashion royalty of the year and be in to win over $20,000 in prizes, make sure you enter this elite event and purchase a gate entry ticket. For full details on how to enter online, judges’ guidelines and to be part of the magic, please visit Addington’s Fashion & Style page.
General Admission Tickets
Access to The Edge Public Village and The Edge Activation Garden, complete with phone charging stations to keep you up-to-date with social media and betting.
The Speights Beer Garden, where The Rock will be on course with their ‘Beat The Bar Activation Challenge’.
Enjoy the heart of the action on the trackside grassed area, or via the big screens.
Groove to the Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup headline act in The Edge Public Village.
AWOP (Another Way Of Paying) will be in operation in this area.
General Admission Ticket Prices
Early bird (2 September to 31 October) - $25 per person + booking fee
Online standard (1 to 12 November) - $35 per person + booking fee
At the gate (12 November) - $45 per person (cash only)
Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day provides the ultimate hosting experience to thank valued clients, staff, and friends, and to network with business leaders who attend this iconic event every year. Discover more.
Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day is a major event, therefore on-site parking is limited. It is recommended you taxi or bus to Addington. Blue Star Taxis is the taxi company of choice. Use the Blue Star app to receive 30% discount.
From 1 August 2019 the TAB is required by law to see Photo ID and proof of residential address if you are betting or collecting to the value of $1,000 or more, unless you have a Punters Pass or TAB Account. Find out more.