This weekend, Cathedral Square will host Explore Antarctica – a family fun day to welcome the international programmes and showcase the city’s wealth of Antarctic connections.
Saturday 5th October will give you:
SNOW! This is your chance to get your hands on snow in the central city and build your own snowman!
❄️ A taste of the icy continent: from crowd-favourite 🐶 Huskies on-site lapping up the attention to exploring the all-terrain Hagglund vehicles 🚍 used down on the ice.
🎬 Antarctic footage will be showing
😎 Scavenger hunts to excite young explorers.
👍 Antarctic heroes will come to life,
🎁 Children are encouraged to dress up like their favourite explorer (past or present) to be in to win a major prize pack of Antarctic themed goodies.
Let’s celebrate Christchurch as one of only five Antarctic Gateways in the world.
Come along for a FREE, FUN Antarctic themed day on Saturday 5 October in Cathedral Square.
Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.
To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your address? Click here). We’ll also need to see you being more Neighbourly, whether it’s posting to your neighbourhood, replying to questions or inviting your neighbour to join the site (we’ve put together a few ideas here).
Throwback Thursday: German tourists Andreas and Silke Staehle enjoy the 40 trees on display at the CCS Christmas Tree Festival at the Christchurch convention centre in December 2005.
Have you seen any great Christmas displays in Christchurch this year or know of anyone who has one? Share the details in the comments below.
We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.
By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could end up in a different electorate to the one you’re in now – so we show you what we’re proposing before we make any changes and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts.
Have your say now at vote.nz