Articles Tagged ‘family’

Annual Boxing Day seaside carnival

Annual Boxing Day seaside carnival December 23, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
The longest running event of its type in New Zealand, Timaru’s Caroline Bay Carnival, turns 100 this year. (Timaru is about 100k south of Christchurch so an easy drive – book your accommodation first) This much-loved summer-time carnival features all the usual fun of the fair: including the...

What is a kiwi? Bird, fruit or person?

What is a kiwi? Bird, fruit or person? October 7, 2010 | What's New | Read More
What is a kiwi? Firstly, New Zealand’s national bird cannot fly! Endemic to New Zealand, the kiwi is unique among birds;  no tail, the mere trace of wings and nostrils near the tip of it’s long flexible beak. Add nocturnal behaviour, whiskers, poor eyesight and hairlike feathers and it’s...

Family Fun!

Family Fun! August 10, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Christchurch not only caters for children with fabulous kids-fest events during school holidays, it also has many activities for families during the rest of the year. Here’s an overview for you. While museums and art galleries are great they need to be in small doses with young ones: perhaps concentrate...