June 10 - Crusaders v British & Irish Lions
Christchurch is New Zealand’s oldest city and also its newest. DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 visitors will find a city proud of its heritage, and proud of the vibrant, modern city it is rebuilding. Cantabrians are passionate about their sport and just as passionate about their region. Always keen to welcome visitors, they’ll be glad to show fans the many attractions on offer.
See the Lions take on the Crusaders in the flesh, or watch the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 matches live on the big screen in the new laneways, restaurants and bars. Experience the massive urban regeneration, creativity and innovation flowing through the city with new cafes, street art and vibrant new retail areas. On match day, head to the Christchurch fanzone to experience the local hospitality and some special craft beer tasting.
Set against a majestic mountain-to-ocean backdrop, Christchurch and the surrounding Canterbury region offer some of New Zealand’s most diverse experiences, all within a short drive. Feel the spirit and heart of New Zealand, with a strong Maori cultural embrace and abundant marine life in Kaikoura. Or discover sparkling bays, seaside villages and cafes in Akaroa and Banks Peninsula. Spoil yourself with the natural thermal springs hot pools and day spas in Hanmer Springs, and enjoy the delights of the nearby Waipara Valley wine region.
Much more info at christchurchnz.com