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Top 5 hidden gems in Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens

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Been to Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens lately? There are so many things to see and lots of popular spots but many other features that aren’t as well-known. We’ve put together our top five list of tucked away areas that are worth a visit: Foweraker House Situated down the side of the well-known Cuningham House, Foweraker House…

Our Park Punting site is teeming with feathered friends! Everyone loves feeding ducks, so why not pop down with the kids during the school holidays to feed the cute resident Avon River ducks? As part of Punting’s support of the South Island Wildlife Hospital we are giving away a bag of free duck food to…

  Hanmer Springs offers stunning scenery and a change of pace only 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch – no wonder it’s a favourite getaway choice for Christchurch families! With plenty to do it’s a great place to visit for a day trip or for a few nights during the spring school holidays: Kids go free…

  There are plenty of new restaurants popping up all over Christchurch at the moment, so it can be a bit overwhelming trying to choose one for a special occasion. The Tramway Restaurant first began operating in January 2000, and after reopening in 2014 after the quakes with new catering partners Continental on board, the…

The best things about spring in Christchurch The Botanic Gardens are in bloom You know spring is here when the beautiful Daffodil Woodland starts flowering and is filled with locals and tourists taking plenty of photo shots amongst the daffodils. Plus, the magnolia and cherry trees are starting to blossom and are looking stunning. Jump…

The Garden City is getting better and better with new fashion retail stores, bars, and restaurants opening up. The latest fashion will be on the streets of Christchurch after the opening of the new H&M store in Cashel St. This is the first H&M store in the South Island and will have the Homeware brand,…