Local Events & Activities

The Waimakariri district has a fantastic variety of North Canterbury events held throughout the year from Sporting Events, Food and Wine events to festivals and farmers markets that are distinctive and special to this country lifestyle district.

Find out more in this month’s Event Guide – This Month .


Activities in the Waimakariri and North Canterbury

One of the South Island’s best kept secrets, visit for a spot of shopping, dining or a garden tour. Our towns hold hidden treasures like arts and crafts, farmers markets, museum’s and Maori historical sites.

The Waimakariri District is home to numerous recreational activities from the popular Dudley Pool to Pegasus Lake, jet boating, hikes and horse riding in the North Canterbury foothills.