Visit the Waimakariri

The Waimakariri in New Zealand is only 15mins north of Christchurch.

Gateway to the heart of North Canterbury and home to Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Pegasus, Ohoka, Oxford and a host of friendly towns, there are numerous accommodation options and activities available.

Quite simply,
Waimakariri has it all
- and then some

 

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The Waimakariri - North Canterbury

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Our natural unspoiled scenery, rivers, beaches, forests, mountains, foothills and natural wetlands easily accessible.

The Waimakairiri quite simply has it all ... and then some.

Only minutes north of Christchurch, the Waimakariri district is home to one of the fastest growing regions in New Zealand with the towns of Rangiora, KaiapoiWoodend, Pegasus and Oxford.

Our natural unspoiled scenery, rivers, beaches, forests, mountains, foothills and natural wetlands easily accessible.

The Waimakairiri quite simply has it all ... and then some.
 

Activities - what can you do?

Discover so close to Christchurch boutique shopping, dining and weekly farmers' markets. The popular Dudley Pool Aquatic Centre to Pegasus Lake, jet boating, walks for all levels numerous recreational activities.

 

 Christmas in the Park, Rangiora Events
Events for everyone

With over 750 annual events including Famers and Craft Markets, Triathlons, Running and Multi Sport Competitions, Car and Horse Racing, Fete's & Fairs, and arts and cultural festivals and exhibitions

Download your copy of the Waimakariri Events Guide.
 

Accommodation - where can you stay?

The Waimakariri district has a range of North Canterbury accommodation options to suit any budget - motels, bed & breakfastsfarmstay and holiday parks.

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Dec

2016

Ashgrove School PTA's Santa's Grotto

A TRUE CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE complete with nativity. New and improved interactive play zone while you wait for your photo to be taken.

11

Dec

2016

Oxford Speedway

FUN DAY and presentation of Club Points 2016

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Dec

2016

Rangiora Toyota Santa Parade/Party in the Park

Find a good spot along Rangiora's High Street to watch the fabulous Santa Parade. See heaps of beautifully decorated and themed floats and the big man himself! Enter a float and be in to win a prize!

Come and talk to our team at the Kaiapoi i-SITE Visitor Centre on what to do and where to stay in the Waimakariri or New Zealand.

143 Williams St, Kaiapoi
P: +64 3 327 3134
E: Info@visitwaimakariri.co.nz

Waimakariri is located just 20 minutes north of Christchurch - with a range of North Canterbury accommodation, activities, dining and events.  Encompassing Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Oxford and Pegasus Town there are activities and accommodation to suit any taste.
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