The Christchurch Arts Festival is a major, biennial feature on the South Island event calendar that showcases an extensive programme of arts and entertainment by leading international and Kiwi performers and artists.
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Christchurch Arts Festival
Russell Birdman 2015
What started off in 2007 as an idea to liven up winter between among the locals has blossomed into Northland’s largest winter festival and a madcap celebration of the colourful, daring, out-there and just plane (geddit?) insane.
NZ International Film Festival 2015
The New Zealand International Film Festival glues film fans around the country to the screen this winter again this year. The extensive festival programme is the highlight of every New Zealand cinephile’s year, and tours extensively around the country, making stops in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin as well as a number of the smaller regional centres.
Winter Games New Zealand 2015
New Zealand’s biannual major qualifying event for the Winter Olympics features alpine skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, freeskiing and curling, with events taking place around the Otago region, including skifields and other locations in Queenstown, Wanaka and Naseby.
One Meal To Rule Them All
You’ve heard of dinner and a movie, but how about dinner in a movie? Lord of the Rings fans can now get their gastronomic geek on and dine like a Hobbit at The Green Dragon Inn by taking an Evening Dinner Tour at the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata. With Hobbiton brought into the electric 21st century, the Hobbiton Movie Set experience now offers after-dark tours.