South Island’s largest annual art exhibition sees large-scale installations, paintings, photography, prints, ceramics jewellery and more takeover Flaxmere during Spring. Enjoy local food, wine and music while you wander the unique garden of contemporary art
The coolest little wine region is coming to town for a night of pouring locally-grown drops in the heart of the city. Meet some of North Canterbury’s greatest wine producers, enjoy artisan foods and chill out to low-key tunes from super-fly DJs.
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Spring is worth celebrating – and Cheviot does it so well. Alongside the usual market stalls, fashion parades, guided walks and more, this year’s festival will also commemorate 125 years since the charming town of Cheviot was settled.
Every year, North Canterbury comes together to celebrate one of the world’s most premium products – the exquisite truffle. These underground fungal delights will dominate the month of July, taking over winery restaurant menus and bringing the community together for the popular truffle hunt.
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Head to Black Estate for a delicious meal served with fine wines and support the Young Vits from Waipara and Nelson who have been battling it out in the vineyard all day and listen to their speeches. The winner will be announced at the end of the evening and go on to the National Final. (Tickets $80 – pay at the door)