Famous internationally as the 'Garden City' Christchurch has a lot to offer its
visitors. For an up to date report on what is happening and when, you can visit
the Christchurch City
Lorenzo Motor Lodge is walking distance to both
The Botanic Gardens
both of which stand up to the Garden City's reputation
as one of the best botanical tourist destinations in the world.
Awarded the Ellerslie International Flower Show from Auckland, Christchurch
played host for the first time in March 2009. This colourful event takes place
around the second week in March. The devastating earthquakes in September 2010
and February 2011 forced the city to cancel the 2011 show. The 2012 event was
top class and the 2013 Ellerslie Flower Show will be from 7 - 10 March.
Book your accommodation
now at Lorenzo Motor
Lodge, just 300 meters from the venue.
on the Port Hills (about to
re-open in January 2013) and the Christchurch
are not operating just now, but
Punting on the Avon
is still available.
As Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island, many cultural, musical
or sporting events take place in the city.
is the only major event centre still remaining at present,
but watch this space for others to return. You can check CBS Arena above for
up-coming events by clicking on their link. The new home for the champion
Crusaders is in full swing at Christchurch Park, just a 30 minute walk from