Theatre in Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

This century-old dear survived the quakes and emerged restored to full glory in 2014. Its heritage features are enjoyed by patrons venturing inside for everything from opera and ballet to contemporary theatre and ro…
Theatre in Christchurch

Court Theatre

Christchurch's original Court Theatre was an integral part of the city's Arts Centre, but it was forced to relocate to this warehouse after the earthquakes. The new premises are much more spacious; it's a great venu…
Live Music in Christchurch


A hip combination of live-music venue and bar, darkroom has lots of Kiwi beers and great cocktails. Live gigs are frequent – and frequently free.
Cinema in Christchurch

Alice Cinema

This delightful two-screen art-house cinema can be found within the long-standing and excellent Alice In Videoland video-store.
Stadium in Christchurch

AMI Stadium

After the stadium at Lancaster Park was irrepairably damaged during the 2011 earthquake, Canterbury Rugby Union shifted its home games to Rugby League Park, taking the name AMI Stadium with it. The Crusaders play he…
Cinema in Geraldine

Geraldine Cinema

Snuggle into an old sofa to watch a Hollywood favourite or an art-house surprise at this ageing dame, built in 1924. There's also occasional live music, usually with a folk, blues or country spin.
Cinema in Akaroa

Akaroa Cinema & Café

Grab a beer and settle in to watch an art-house, classic or foreign flick with high-quality sound and projection.
Cinema in Christchurch

Hollywood Cinema

Screens art-house and blockbuster flicks in the seaside suburb of Sumner.
Cinema in Methven

Cinema Paradiso

Quirky 35-seat cinema with an art-house slant.
Cinema in Christchurch

Hoyts Riccarton

See the latest Hollywood blockbuster at Christchurch's most central multiplex.