Only In Christchurch

The Garden City Bucket List

Christchurch offers plenty of unique sights and attractions that are must-sees when you're here. If you're a visitor to the city, you need to check these out, and if you're a local, it may well be time to reacquaint yourself!

Read more

Market Share

Christchurch Markets

Explore fresh and tasty artisan foods (while keeping your food miles low as well!) at Christchurch’s awesome line up of farmers’ markets.

Read more

Wall Stories

Christchurch Street Art

Adding an extra dimension to the city’s transformation, the colourful urban canvas of Christchurch’s rebuild rocks numerous big-scale street art and numerous photo ops worthy of exploring in the city.

Read More

On Ya Bike

Taken For A Ride

We check in on the city cycle scene post Port Hills fire and pick out a few top rides to keep riders busy.

Read More


Explore

Under Construction – Chaos and Order was developed by Melbourne-based artist Peter Atkins for SCAPE 8 New Intimacies. Primarily serial abstract painti...

Read More

Auckland artist Flox is known for creating elegant and delicate representations of Kiwi flora and fauna, as captured here in Kiwi Jungle.

Read More

CoCA

Gallery

CoCA is a space for new art and new experiences.

Read More

Consisting of 10 modular objects that read and function both as trees and as houses, Julia Morison’s Tree Houses for Swamp Dwellers can be engaged wit...

Read More

Scoff & Quaff offer Christchurch’s premier craft beer and food tours.

Read More

New Zealand’s largest public sculpture, Fanfare by Neil Dawson, is a permanent landmark which can be seen standing tall over the Canterbury Plains at ...

Read More

Based on the act of giving and the positive symbolism of light, Mischa Kuball’s Solidarity Grid was commissioned by the Christchurch City Council and ...

Read More

Sydney-based Australian artist Numskull’s word mural I always knew you would come back is the winning phrase in a competition that set out to capture ...

Read More

Monza Sports Bar at the Christchurch Casino have launched their exciting new menu with even bigger and better offerings. You already know Monza for gr...

Read More

British artist Antony Gormley’s STAY, was installed in two parts. The first figure, as part of SCAPE 8 New Intimacies, was installed mid-current in Ch...

Read More

Nucleus, 2006 – Phil Price

SCAPE Public Art

Unveiled on 29 September 2006, and gifted formally to the city at the duration of SCAPE 2006, the 9m high Nucleus brings an impressive presence to the...

Read More

STAY, by British artist Antony Gormley was installed in two parts. The second installation, completing the artwork, was installed in the Northern Quad...

Read More

French street artist Tilt added his now iconic Teeth Mural to the Christchurch landscape for the Spectrum Street Art Festival. You can find this enorm...

Read More

bon voyage, thought to be the longest mural in New Zealand, is visible both to locals and train-line passengers as they enter and depart Christchurch....

Read More

Open every Sunday wet or fine, Riccarton Market is the most established and vibrant market in Canterbury.

Read More

The vertiginous Diminish and Ascend has previously drawn great attention at Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, and Sculpture on the Gulf on Waiheke Island....

Read More

Bay of Plenty artist Owen Dippie’s depiction of a graceful ballerina was the final piece in Christchurch’s first street art festival, RISE. It’s locat...

Read More

Step back in time at Ferrymead Heritage Park.

Read More

Regan Gentry’s Flour Power was the first new public sculpture commissioned by the Christchurch City Council’s Public Art Advisory Group. Funding for t...

Read More

Christchurch artist Sam Harrison is a leading proponent of contemporary figuration and is well known for his observant, emotionally resonant sculpture...

Read More

Newsletter Facebook Instagram

We know, pop ups suck!

But this one could totally save your (social) life!

Rock Christchurch and arm yourself with all the latest news and drops as they happen: follow us on Facebook and Instagram and sign up to our Newsletter of Awesome! It'll hook you up AND get rid of this annoying pop up – now that's a sweet win/win!

Signup here

Age Range