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A Local's Guide to Living in Christchurch

Get the Lowdown on Where to Go

Ōtautahi Christchurch is bustling with dining and entertainment options, as the South Island's premier urban centre.

Learn from the locals about what's new, what's cool, and where to hang out. 

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Central City Date Nights

It’s date night, and this time it’s your turn to decide! Lacking inspiration? Luckily for you we’ve put together some epic ideas to sweep you both off your feet, right here in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

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Your Guide to Shopping in Christchurch

Shopaholics, rejoice! Get the low down on where you can shop 'til you drop around Christchurch. Here you'll find exactly what you need to freshen up the wardrobe!

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Top Day Trips from Christchurch

There's something new and unexpected around every corner in Canterbury, with many gems within only a few hours' drive of Christchurch! We've put together our top day trips to help you get out there and make the most of your time in the region!
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What's On

Christchurch plays host to several major events each year. From regular arts, theatre, film and cultural festivals to international music acts and major sporting showdowns, there's always a reason to visit Christchurch and Canterbury.
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