Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Festival time in Christchurch New Zealand.

New Zealand Cup and Show Week is just a month away (8th – 16th November) and, as well as all the favourite action, several exciting new events have been added to this year’s nine-day festival.

I'll be at the street party in the ReStart mall ... will I see you there?

The info I was sent says ....

Christchurch City Council Events Development Manager, Richard Attwood says New Zealand Cup and Show Week promises to deliver the racing, fashion, entertainment and country atmosphere that makes Canterbury Anniversary the best week of the year in Christchurch.

“This is a wonderful time for locals, new residents and out-of-town visitors to celebrate how creative and exciting Christchurch has become. We have a full week of events guaranteed to get everyone out and about,” Mr Attwood says.

New official events are:
  • ·         A free street party in Re:START mall to launch the week on Friday evening, 8 November
  • ·         A-League football with the Wellington Phoenix playing the Perth Glory at AMI Stadium on Saturday, 9 November
  • ·         Urban Assault, a fun challenge 5km obstacle course around the city centre on Sunday, 10 November
  • ·         Breast Cancer Research Trust’s first Fashion for a Cure charity event at the Transitional Cardboard Cathedral on Monday, 11 November.

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