School Holidays
School holidays are upon us and we've compiled a TOP THINGS TO DO list in and around our district - to keep the littlies entertained and your sanity intact!!

gingerbread 2Ice your Own Gingerbread Man

Artisan by Rangiora Bakery, 18 High St, Rangiora

Let the kids get sticky fingers while you sit back and enjoy a cuppa and natter at Artisan Cafe and Bakery.  Make use of the kids play area too and order some lunch while you're there! 

readingVisit the Library

Rangiora, Oxford or Kaiapoi

Head along to one of our amazing libraries to explore what they have on offer.  Snuggle down for some quiet reading time, or check out the websites for holiday activities.


Kore 4

Kayak or Paddleboard on the Kaiapoi River

Kaiapoi River, Raven Quay, Mandeville Bridge
Bookings only in October holidays - contact Simon on 0800 724 554.

Go and see the team at Kore Hire and grab yourself a paddleboard or kayak and enjoy a sunny day on the Kaiapoi River.  Keep an eye on KORE hire Facebook page for weather updates and 2 for 1 deals!

CinemasGrab a Movie at Rangiora Town Hall Cinemas

Town Hall Cinemas, High St, Rangiora
Various performances and times

Featuring all the new faves - check the cinemas website for times and prices. 

Dudley 1Aquatic Centres

Dudley Park, Church St, Rangiora
Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre, 9 Cass St, Kaiapoi

A great way to while away a rainy day, pop the kids in the pool and watch them burn that energy!  Dudley Park Aquatic Centre will be running the inflatable obstacle course from 1pm - 3pm daily during the school holidays.

Pegasus Park

Play at Pegasus Park and Walk the Lake

Pegasus Town, North Canty

Pick a sunny day and hit the playground at Pegasus Lake.  Pop in the kids scooters and take a stroll around the lake followed by lunch at one of the great cafes, great fresh air for all!

Glentui WaterfallGet Outside!!

Various Walks and Cycling tracks around the Waimak.

Experience the walks and rides in Waimakariri. From beach and river trails, through the towns, parks and reserves to the foothills, there is a walk or ride for all ages and levels of fitness.

View and download the Waimakariri's Walking & Cycling Guide featuring tracks suitable for all levels of fitness. For a map to locate the trails download a copy here.

Contact Kaiapoi i-SITE Visitor Information Centre for a copy of the guide.