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Want to star in the Chch Art Gallery re-opening campaign? Passionate about art and the Gallery? Come along to the photo shoot this Thursday at the Christchurch City Council Civic offices!

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Are you excited about getting your Art Gallery back this Summer? We want to talk to you!

Your chance has arrived to be one of the stars in our reopening marketing campaign!

Come take part in our photo shoot this week..

Thursday 20 August
1pm - 5pm
Christchurch City Council Building
HR Training Room, Mezzanine Level
Worcester Boulevard

Invite your family, friends and neighbours!

Email for more details or drop in any time between 1pm and 5pm.

Aug 18th 5:16pm • No Comments

Did you attend The Press Night of D'Light in the Botanic Gardens? Give us your feedback and go in the draw to win 1 of 4 $50 Mall vouchers. Click on the link below to take the short survey:

Aug 4th 9:47am • No Comments

Thanks for coming! KidsFest is done and dusted for another year, but never fear we'll be back again  in July 2016! Thanks…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.