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Ōtautahi Christchurch is a city of good times, where people come together and have a little fun. We celebrate the arts, world-class sporting heroes, innovative business and diverse communities; the calendar is always full and we wouldn't have it any other way. 

Tirama Mai

Matariki 2023

A time of reflection, celebration and preparation; it is nearly time to celebrate Matariki. Discover the events happening right here in Ōtautahi Christchurch!

Celebrate Matariki
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February – May 2023


The Crusaders return to Orangetheory Stadium for their 2023 home season. With six games at home, get out and support our local legends. Tickets on sale now!


Crystal by Cirque du Soleil
Credit: Olivier Brajon

16 – 25 June 2023

Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL

Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL is coming to Ōtautahi Christchurch from Friday, 16 June to Sunday, 25 June 2023 at Wolfbrook Arena. This unique production combines stunning skating with acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. Watch as world-class ice skaters and gymnasts take to their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never-before-seen acrobatics.

Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL

E Tipu IFAMA 2023 woman standing on stage

19 & 20 June 2023

E Tipu IFAMA 2023 World Conference

E Tipu: The Boma Agri Summit and the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) are joining forces in 2023 for a conference set to inspire, and galvanise primary sector communities in Aotearoa and around the world – all from here in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

E Tipu

Go Live 2023

29 July 2023

Go Live

Ōtautahi’s winter music festival, Go Live returns bringing 14 live, local artists to the Christchurch Town Hall with headliner kiwi music icon Tiki Taane. Featuring four stages and an awesome mix of music performed by some of the best emerging indie, hip hop, rock, and pop bands.

Tickets on Sale Now for Only $20

Tirama Mai

7 - 15 July 2023

Tīrama Mai

Immerse yourself in the wonder of Matariki at Ōtautahi Christchurch’s annual winter festival of light, Tīrama Mai! Explore a range of lighting installations, projections and illuminated artworks. Check it out from 7-15 July in Victoria Square from 5-10pm every night and it’s free! Bring your friends and whānau to experience the joy and wonder of Tirama Mai together.

Celebrate Matariki And The Beauty Of Light

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5 - 12 September 2023

Innovate Ōtautahi

Come and join here in Ōtautahi Christchurch where the city will be buzzing with business, startups, aerospacers and tech talent. The city will host three epic innovation-focused events that will challenge you, make you think differently and offer you the opportunity to help build a better future for future generations.

Discover Innovate Ōtautahi

Fast Fives Shooting Goal

11 & 12 November 2023

FAST5 Netball World Series

The FAST5 Netball World Series is returning to Christchurch this November. Current champions Australia will return to Wolfbrook Arena alongside the FAST5 Ferns, England, Jamaica, South Africa, and Malawi. The men’s teams will also be back in action! FAST5 is netball like you've never seen it before, with five players to a side, shorter quarters, power plays, and super shots – this is a game you don’t want to miss!

Tickets on Sale Now

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