Ōtautahi Christchurch is proud to be one of only five Antarctic Gateway cities in the world. Days of Ice celebrates our unique connections with Antarctica over 10 days with 30+ events and activities. The programme includes something for everyone.
This amazing five-day music festival is held every Labour weekend in Christchurch. It brings fresh, musical vibrancy to Christchurch streets and venues in spring, attracting thousands of listeners to exciting, free entertainment all around the city.
The Plunket Shield first-class championship is one of New Zealand's oldest and most demanding sporting competitions, comprising hard-fought, four-day cricket played at first-class venues right across New Zealand.