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Get TANGLED! Children and adults alike can help create a giant tangled artwork that everyone owns. Presented by Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu this FREE activity will entertain the entire family, but bookings are essential. Running from 5-8 February with two sessions daily (10am and 2pm). Book your space in Tangle now!

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Jan 12th 12:04pm • 6 Comments

This Sunday, enjoy a fun, family day at the Lyttelton Summer Pool Party!

From 11am-1pm, MORE FM will be at Lyttelton Summer Pool with face painting, Streets Ice Creams and more!

For all pool information and opening hours visit:

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Jan 11th 10:28am • No Comments

KidsFest event registrations are opening soon! KidsFest 2016 event provider registrations will be open from 19 February-18 March 2016. Please contact for further information.…read more


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 will be back in 2016 from Saturday 9 July to Saturday 23 July.

Make sure to ‘like’ KidsFest on Facebook to keep up with the latest updates and news.

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