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Looking for something to take the family to this weekend? The Christchurch Fanzone is set up in the Innovation Precinct on Poplar Street.

Christchurch Fanzone - All Blacks v The British & Irish Lions

Christchurch Fanzone - All Blacks v The British & Irish Lions

The Fanzone is the ultimate place to be if you want to get a slice of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 in Christchurch.

Have a bite to eat at one of the surrounding hospitality outlets or food vendors on-site, enjoy entertainment and activities on offer, then settle in to enjoy live match coverage from 7pm.

Grab your friends and family and be there to support the All Blacks and experience the electric atmosphere of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017!

What you need to know:
Wrap up warm and get down to the Christchurch Fanzone early to take advantage of the electric atmosphere, food vendors pre-match and secure your spot in front of the big screen to watch the All Blacks v The British and Irish Lions at Eden Park in Auckland.

The Christchurch Fanzone is alcohol free and no larger items such as deck chairs are permitted. A handheld bag or backpack is permitted.

There are a number of transport and parking options surrounding the Fanzone – a map will be provided and Transport for Christchurch will provide real-time updates.

There will be bike parking available at the Fanzone, numbers will be limited so make sure you get there early.

The Fanzone is free to enter.

There will be disability access.

Doesn’t matter if you are going to the match, visiting the Fanzone or going to work or school, support the All Blacks and dress in black!

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