Top Choice Shopping Centre in Christchurch


In a city mourning the loss of its heritage, this postearthquake conversion of a 19th-century tannery couldn't be more welcome. The Victorian buildings have been beautifully restored, and are crammed with all manner…
Mall in Christchurch

Container Mall

This labyrinth of shipping containers, previously known as Re:START, was the first retail 'mall' to reopen in the CBD postquake. It remains a pleasant place to hang out, particularly on a sunny day. At the time of r…
Mall in Christchurch

New Regent St

This pretty little stretch of pastel Spanish Mission–style shops was described as NZ's most beautiful street when it was completed in 1932. Fully restored post-earthquake, it's once again a delightful place to strol…
Department Store in Christchurch


A venerable Christchurch department store selling men’s and women’s fashions, cosmetics, travel goods, stationery and speciality NZ gifts.
Books in Christchurch

Scorpio Books

Excellent independent bookstore Scorpio Books is now back in the inner city after six years in Riccarton.
Market in Christchurch

Riccarton Sunday Market

Allegedly the South Island's largest outdoor market, this 300-stall extravaganza offers fresh produce, flowers, handicrafts, clothing, bric-a-brac and more. You'll also find every kind of food van imaginable, from t…
Mall in Christchurch

Colombo Mall

Within walking distance of the CBD, this hip little mall is home to a few interesting, independent shops, an art-house cinema and a range of culinary delights – you'll find macarons, crêpes, dumplings, sushi, salads…
Shopping Centre in Christchurch


Opened in 2017, this shiny new complex fronting the Cashel St pedestrian mall is home to all manner of local and international retailers.
Sports & Outdoors in Christchurch

Bivouac Outdoor

This independently owned chain of shops stocks a great range of outdoor equipment and clothing.
Shopping Centre in Christchurch

Westfield Riccarton

The most convenient of the city's suburban megamalls, Westfield houses the usual selection of chain stores. There's also a cinema, supermarket and stacks of food outlets.