Entertain your kids over the winter school holidays with KidsFest. With hundreds of cool events and activities, there’s plenty of fun stuff to keep the kids amused. Running since 1992, with events in Christchurch, Banks Peninsula, Waimakariri and Selwyn Districts, KidsFest is excited to be back in 2017!

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KidsFest is proudly produced by the Christchurch City Council for the KidsFest Charitable Trust.

KidsFest News


Be part of something awesome and help turn Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu's glass wall into a massive stained glass window!
A great free activity for kids and families on the last weekend of the school holidays.
Sat 29 and Sun 30 April, between 11am - 4pm. Sessions run for one hour and bookings are essential!
Book your spot here:

Kaleidoscope | Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Welcome to the home to one of New Zealand's most important public art collections. We're open 10am - 5pm daily and late nights on Wednesday until 9pm.

Apr 10th 10:27am • 6 Comments

Looking for inspiration to reduce your household food waste? Interested in saving money? Come along to a Food Lovers Masterclass in Christchurch this week!
Learn about New Zealand's food waste issue, and how we can reduce our impact on it, walk away with $100 worth of products from Christchurch City Council to kick start the change!
Masterclasses are on the 4th and 5th of April. Tickets from $15. The 4 April event will be supported by sign language interpreters and the function room has a closed loop system. Function room accessible via lift.
Tickets and additional details here:

Waste Free Living Workshops available in New Zealand

Interested in Reducing Waste and Saving Money? Come and listen to Kate Meads (AKA The Nappy Lady) give honest and straight to the point advice about reducing waste in the home through her Waste Free Parenting Workshops. Kate does not sell anything but she has worked with your local council so that p...

Mar 27th 9:21am • No Comments