Kids Activities in the Canterbury Region

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Ashley Gorge Holiday Park
Paradise Found! Just off the beautiful Inland Scenic Route 72 a mere 45 minutes from Christchurch, Oxford is a favourite destination for Cantabrians looking to enjoy the natural unspoiled surroundings and to sample the rural bliss that the locals get to enjoy every day. Easy drive onto Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs, West Coast, Methven & Geraldine Nestled against Mount Thomas Forest Conservation Area alongside the cool clear Ashley River you will find the Ashley Gorge Holiday Park (a member of the ...
Little River Campground
Little River Campground (formerly Birdlands) has something for everyone. Big enough to lose yourself in, but small enough for intimate gatherings. We also have standard cabins available to rent. We are also home to the Scary Slippery Slides- fun for all the family- old fashion fun- a hill, plastic slide and water = super fast wet fun. We are a family friendly campground and also dog friendly. A peaceful riverside camp with the lush beauty of the South Island’s West Coast yet less than an hour ...
Abi's Natural Horsemanship
Do you want your kids to enjoy a rural activity? Do you want to build your child's self-esteem and do this by developing their confidence around horses and/or ponies? Do you want them to learn life skills not just how to ride a horse? Do you want them to have a special friend who can be with them unconditionally, literally with no strings attached? At Abi's Natural Horsemanship we can help you feel safer around horses and ponies both on the ground and in the saddle. Learn how to communicate ...
Lake Terrace Preschool and Nursery
Lake Terrace Preschool in Burwood has gained respect within the community of families who have used our service over the years. We pride ourselves on our strong professional relationships with our families and this enhances our ability to provide the best learning environment for your child. The centre is well equipped with resources this helps to support our greatest asset which is our trained teachers and support staff, many of whom have been teaching at the centre for a number of years. ...
Living Springs
Living Springs is a charitable trust that is based in Lyttelton Harbour, surrounded by native bush and stunning scenery. Only a 20 minute drive from Christchurch, it is the ideal location for groups to gather and enjoy the catering and accommodation while participating in a range of outdoor adventure activities. Founders Field is our new playing field offering a greater range of activities and sports to be enjoyed while at camp and includes a basketball and netball court. Activities include: Tree ...
YMCA Christchurch
Throughout NZ there are 16 YMCAs all of which share a common purpose – which is to meet and relate to the needs of people in their communities, and where they work, in a way that will encourage them to develop as individuals, express their own needs and reach their full potential. YMCAs do this through programmes and relationships, involving YMCA workers with special youth community, recreational and motivational skills, guided by the four core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and ...
Rangi Ruru Preschool
Centre Philosophy Our philosophy embodies the principles, strands and goals of Te Whāriki, the Early Childhood Curriculum. We recognise the important role parents / whànau play in a child’s education and we seek to complement and build on this. We value parent / whànau input in the daily programme. We also value the input parents have in the decision making process surrounding their child’s care and education. We believe that strong relationships between parents / whànau encourage partnerships ...
The Ballet Academy
At The Ballet Academy we provide enjoyable and informative classes, resulting in a balanced education in dance. PreSchool classes for three and four year olds, Ballet classes from five years and Jazz classes from five years are offered. The Ballet Academy is responsible for training students from beginners to pre-professional level in technique, discipline, artistry and ethics. The lessons include dance and also dance related subjects that reflect the needs of the present dance market. Another ...
Ella Thomas Vocal Studio
DISCOVER YOUR VOICE, GROW IN CONFIDENCE, EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS The Ella Thomas Vocal Studio is a singing, music, and theatre school for children and teenagers of all ages and abilities. We specialise in Musical Theatre, Classical, and Contemporary styles. Students learn in a supportive and confidence building environment. Lessons are tailored to each individual's ability, age, and interests. ​ Students Learn: HEALTHY SINGING TECHNIQUE PERFORMANCE SKILLS MUSIC THEORY AURAL & SIGHT SINGING ...
Waimak River Horse Treks
Waimak River Horse Treks has been operating with the same owners since 2000. Located only 15mins drive from the central city we are handy for both locals and tourists alike. Come and experience our passion for the riding lifestyle in the great outdoors! Safety and enjoyment have always been a major focus of our business and we are ideally located right by the banks of the river so all treks are held within an area where traffic is strictly restricted and the horses are calm, dependable and well ...
New Zealand Safaris
New Zealand Safaris invites you to join us on a true, big game hunting safari in New Zealand. We are situated in the Fairlie basin near the world famous Mt Cook national park. Experience professionally guided safaris on our large private high country stations, home to game animals that have populated the river valleys and mountain tops since their introduction in the mid 1800's. Our personalised hunts cater for single hunters, families or small groups of all ages and abilities staying at our hunting ...
Sew Know How
Learn to sew with an experienced tutor. Small classes and loads of fun. You sew projects of your choice. Quality machines and tools are provided for students to use. We providing students with a positive and fulfilling experience in learning to sew and enabling them to be able to make clothes that are practical, useful, fashionable and fit well. Learn the correct techniques to develop patterns to fit your body and then sew them with a professional finish. Teaching is tailored to how you learn. Pattern ...
Hanmer Springs Forest Camp
Surrounded by forest and mountains yet only 2.5 kms from the centre of our Alpine Village, Smoke-free, the Forest Camp is a wonderful place to get away from it all! We have a range of cabins, self-catering kitchens, self-contained units and a lodge as well as unpowered tent/campervan sites. An ideal place for families, school camps, groups and our fully accessible units offer facilities for all. Winter time is delightful at the camp which sometimes gets snow. All our facilities are beautifully ...
Design Me Colourful Face and Body Art
Let Design Me Colourful create a little magic and a lot of colour at your next party or event! Whether it be a full character face, cheek art, arm designs or glitter tattoos, face painting can provide something for everyone no matter the occasion. Wonderful Entertainment for all Ages! Children and Adults can both be transformed into their favourite characters or have a bit of fun with designs! With over 10 years Professional Makeup Artistry experience in Film, Television and Theatre, Kristin Holloway ...
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13-10-2014

Awesome, was on time, very professional, great with the kids, great price range. And above all, very ...

Awesome Work

13-10-2014

Design Me Colourful Face and Body Art is AWESOME. Kristin does such a great job and not just with the painting but is a lovely person to deal with. Highly Recommend!!

Table Tennis Canterbury
Table tennis is a fast sport which is becoming popular in NZ. Whether you play for fun, or more competitively, table tennis is an indoor game for the whole family. Table tennis is an ideal development sport for people wanting to learn eye-hand coordination. We provide and facilitate social programs for all community demographics: - Junior and beginner programs. - Daytime and elderly social play. - Women’s only social play. - Primary, Intermediate and Secondary School Sports competition. - Polybat ...
Balloon and Face painting
Bonjour, Face Painter/Balloon Artist Virginie is a French Face Painter and Balloon Artist with many years experience twisting balloons - modeling all sorts of creations for all events from birthday parties, to family gatherings, anniversaries, festivals, carnivals, promotional events, wedding and markets. Located in Darfield, but she able to travel to surrounding areas. Contact Virginie for more information Price on application.
Dynamic Gymnastic Sports
Providing opportunities for every individual regardless of age or ability with an interest in gymnastics based sports to be able to realise their full potential within a safe, fun and positive environment. Our gymnastics and trampoline programs strive to create a fun and unique experience for everyone, emphasizing on the development of strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, concentration and self-esteem that gymnastics skills offer. We believe that the simple joy of running, jumping, cartwheeling, ...
Tuneful Solutions
I teach people how to read music on several instruments namely Flute, Recorder, Piano, Keyboard. I have been teaching for over 22 years. My qualifications include L T C L flute and grade 6 piano and grade 5 modern keyboard. I enjoy playing in groups whenever I get the chance including two regular groups namely Mainland Big Band and Risingholme Orchestra.
Spiderhands Productions Limited - Christchurch Branch
Hey there! We're Spiderhands Productions Limited, a locally-owned and operated NZ company that specializes in instrument and vocal tuition, for all ages, and all stages of musicians anywhere and everywhere. What we do: Our passion is providing an education to our students that will enable them to enjoy becoming exceptional musicians. Our Christchurch Team: Joe (Guitar) - Sydenham - Teaches on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Andy (Drums) - Richmond - Teaches on Wednesdays and ...
Maori Tours (Kaikoura)
Our tours are designed to give you insight into the culture and history of Maori people from a family perspective. Whether you’re in Kaikoura for a day or a week – on your own or with a group – we invite you to stand in the heart of the day with us. HALF DAY TOUR A real insight into Maori people & our way of life….. Join our family for a half day tour, combining stories of our ancestors, laughter and learning with weaving and a bushwalk to discover how we use plants. . . Awarded ...
Pony Parties
We provide Pony Parties & Farmyard Party Packages for children's entertainment with a family focus, traveling to you anywhere in Christchurch, we also offer our exciting specially designed heated indoor party venue with ponies and an array farmyard animals to enjoy. Located in Motukarara (10mins from Halswell) your child's private party includes lots of exciting activities such as: pony riding, bottle feeding the lamb, unlimited interaction with the farmyard animals, chicken egg hunt, quad bike ...
Bienvenue à l’Alliance Française, the only place dedicated to the French culture and language in Christchurch. Established in 1959, the Alliance Française de Christchurch is one of the nine AF in New Zealand. As a local not-for-profit organisation, it reflects the desire to share with others the love of the language, culture and other various aspects of the French way of life. We offer courses for adults and children of all levels and all ages. All of our teachers are native French ...
Classic Photo Booths
Classic Photo Booths set-up portable photo booths and pop-up studios at a range of events like Kids Birthday Parties, Weddings, Festivals and Corporate Events all over New Zealand. Our business is the leading phototainment brand in New Zealand, utilising the latest in photo, video and green screen technology we deliver cutting edge events for clients including Westfield, SkyTV, New World and Singapore Airlines. Every year kids birthday parties present a challenge for parents, now there is ...
Creative Edge Studio
Sewing lessons for kids and adults. Teaching fundamental sewing skills in a friendly environment with an experienced seamstress with all sewing machines provided. Class times are during school hours and evenings and Saturday for adults and after school and Saturday mornings for kids. There is a sewing group that runs once a week for people who can sew with confidence. Creative workshops at the Creative Edge Studio gives you the opportunity to learn something different. One-off workshops are ...
Through our school we offer a wide range of Performing Arts classes, teaching Acting, Singing and Dance skills to children as well as adults in the Rangiora and North Canterbury area. Our school presents two major Children's Theatre Musical Stage shows each year and gives our students a fun, confidence building environment in which to follow their dreams
Here at Let's Go Party we are all about bringing the fun to your door step. We know how stressful it can be gathering up all the children, working out a venue and then entertaining them. We are here to make your birthday boy or girl's party as easy as possible for you - so you can sit back and enjoy it with your children. We are all about fun filled entertainment here at Let's Go Party, and your children's enjoyment is our number one priority. We haven't been around here very long but we believe ...
Bella Montessori preschool and nursery
Kaiapoi's first Montessori preschool and boutique nursery for children 0-6 years. Our teaching team believe in providing a high quality educational programme for children. Children learn in a small calm learning environment. Our teachers are qualified Montessori and or Early Childhood trained teachers. The Montessori programme focuses on promoting children's independence, social skills and care for the environment. Our preschool is located in a 100 year old lovingly restored villa, out outdoor area ...
We are a community-owned, not-for-profit early learning centre located in the idyllic Barnett Park in Redcliffs, Christchurch. We welcome children from Redcliffs, Sumner, Mt Pleasant, Heathcote and beyond to our modern purpose-built centre. We are lucky enough to have large indoor and outdoor playing areas, all oriented toward an open park-view. Our centre is divided into two main areas: the Nursery, for children aged 0-2 and the Preschool, for children aged 2-5. Across both groups, our children ...
Yvette (DipABRSM, DipArts, DipATCL) is a singing and piano teacher who has five years’ teaching experience, with ages four to seventy. She has put numerous students through exams with a hundred percent pass rate and has excellent results with preparing students for auditions, concerts, and competitions as well. She teaches from grades one to eight in classical singing, rock and pop singing, and classical piano. Yvette enjoys performing at gigs, and she currently teaches fifty music pupils. She ...
YMCA Wainui Park is a piece of paradise on Banks Peninsula. Described as Canterbury’s best kept secret YMCA Wainui Park is your one-stop-shop for accommodation, conference, camping and outdoor programmes. Wainui Park is a favourite venue for a huge number of schools, community groups and corporate groups from all over the South Island. Offering numerous accommodation and catering options as well as adventurous outdoor activities including Giant Swing, Kayakaing, High Ropes and Coasteering ...
Unimpressed and inadiquate

26-03-2016

I recently had the displeasure of taking my students to this park... we stayed in powell village for 2 nights and 3 days.The bunks smelled like they had never been cleaned and the walls were starting to mold and rott.The kichen fisility was inadiquate and uncleaned on arrival.wild animals roamed around the camp grounds and one even got into one of the girls cabin and disrupted there sleep. i do not reccommend this and will do my best to never allow my school to take students there again.

Mt Lyford Holiday Homes
Mt Lyford Holiday Homes offers a unique location from where to start your holiday adventures. In winter we are close to Mt Lyford Skifield with skiing and snow boarding and tubing for a bit of fun. There is an ice skating rink in Mt Lyford village itself. Don't forget how 'cool' a winter walk in the snow is - take the sledges and you'll find a good hill for sure. The rest of the year brings its own opportunities from walking/hiking, exploring the native bush, canyoning, shingle screeing, horse riding, ...
Zion Studios
We offer hip hop classes from ages 3 through to adult, with both beginner classes and advanced competition and performance crews available. We run classes from Monday through to Thursday with fees starting at $65 for our pre-schoolers, $100 for beginner classes and advanced POA. We also offer a conditioning and in 2016 will offer breakdancing classes as well as contemporary workshops. We don't just teach dance, but offer a safe and supportive environment for kids to learn in and belong to. We ...
Ballooning Canterbury
Passengers can be picked up and returned from central Christchurch accommodation. We can fly from 1 – 30 passengers across 3 different size balloons each morning subject to weather. Flights are made at sunrise across the beautiful Canterbury Plains with stunning views from the Pacific Ocean to the snow covered Southern Alps. Your pilot will get you to assist with inflating balloon and guide you through what to expect on your breathtaking flight. Your 1 hour balloon ride provides endless opportunity ...
Kitesports New Zealand
At Kitesports we love kiteboarding! Landbased kite Snowkiting, Buggying & Landboarding Waterbased Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding We provide tuition in all Kitesports & sell Ozone & Peter Lynn kites. We also stock a range of stunt kites, kids kites & more... KITE< SURF< SUP< SKATE
We offer quality education and care for children aged 0-6 years. Our 3 classrooms provide individual and group developmentally appropriate programmes that are based on children's current interests and needs. We have a robust transition to school programme that prepare children for the next stage of primary education, as well as close relationship with local schools. Our Kiwi room staff (0-2 1/2) provide a nurturing environment for infants and toddlers. They are responsive and flexible to meet the ...
Haere mai! Welcome to Redwood Playcentre! We are a parent co-operative, providing a rich learning environment for children, with an emphasis on the belief that children ultimately learn by doing, and exploring through play. We also believe that children reach their full potential, most successfully, when they are comfortable within their environment, and when their parents understand their development and take part in their learning process. We love to have new families join us at Redwood Playcentre. ...
Leading the way in the education and care of New Zealand's pre-schoolers We are part of BestStart, New Zealand's largest privately owned Early Childhood Education organisation, providing care to over 16,000 children across New Zealand. BestStart's vision is to work in partnership with teachers and parents to enable children to achieve their learning potential and we are constantly looking at ways we can achieve this. ABC Riccarton has large natural outdoor spaces and a centre specific routine that ...
Enjoy a fun day out with our animals, get up close, feed some furry babies and learn about “Country life in Canterbury” with Wee Dram Farm Park. We are an ideal way to spend the day, getting connected, feeding farm animals and meeting their babies, and having fun while gaining knowledge about the diverse range of farming in New Zealand. A safe and engaging interaction that will leave the whole family smiling long after they have driven out the gate. “With a Diploma in Early Childhood Education ...
Taekwon-Do is the Korean art of self defence and the world’s most popular martial art. It was first developed by a Korean Army General, Gen. Choi Hong Hi, in the 1950s and 1960s. “Tae” means to jump or kick with the foot; “Kwon” means to punch with the hand or fist; and “Do” means art or way. Taekwon-Do is also an exciting sport with many spectacular events such as sparring, patterns, power breaking and the high flying special techniques competition. But it is also a martial ...
Hornby Rugby Football Club
The Hornby Rugby Football Club is committed to offering junior & senior members of all ages a positive rugby experience. Our skilled coaches are dedicated and motivated to support and develop the skills of our junior & senior players. We are a family oriented club offering many social opportunities throughout the season. We encourage players and supporters to attend our clubrooms located at Denton Park on Saturdays from 4:30pm. All Members will be given a handbook once registered - In this hand ...
Paint n Sip Studio - Christchurch
Paint ’n’ Sip Studio is a different kind of kid's birthday party or event in Christchurch. A local artist will guide the children step by step to complete a painting while they socialise with friends! Fun, easy and no artistic ability or experience necessary! Start with a blank canvas and sip their way to a one of a kind masterpiece. We provide everything to complete the painting, so just bring the kids! Birthday family can self-cater food & cake. Join us also for: Open paint sessions, birthday ...
Pedalmania.co.nz
At Pedalmania we bring our strange, clever, crazy and bizarre pedal powered bikes to wherever you are, for you, to ride and enjoy, it's riotous fun. Our bikes are designed to be ridden, (well most of them) by 1,2,3, or more people. We also individually hire out bikes for special events; this can be with or without a rider if needed.
GirlGuiding is a friendly, inclusive community open to girls and women of all ages and backgrounds. It’s never too late to join! Girls and young women involved in our activities thrive in an environment that encourages positive self-expression, friendship and a sense of adventure. We provide our girls and young women with the skills and self- confidence they need to embrace life’s challenges, make informed choices, and make a positive difference to their own lives and the wider community. We ...
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