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Whether it’s holiday time or you just need to get out of the house, there’s heaps to do in Christchurch.

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* Action Kart Raceway
Try your hand at driving these machines.
* addington.net
Charitable, not for profit local initiative provides access to computers, education and training in technology. Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm.
* Air Force Museum of New Zealand
New Zealand's national Air Force Museum based at Wigram. Free admission.
* Caddyshack City
* Canterbury Museum
Discover our exciting past at Canterbury Museum. Free admission.
* Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu
Watch out for Outer Spaces and other exhibitions. The Art Gallery is closed, but art is still happening.
* Christchurch Botanic Gardens Christchurch
* Clip 'n Climb
Have a go at climbing
* Ferrymead Golf
Golf driving range, mini-putt and nine-hole golf course in Ferrymead.
* Find:Chch
The Find:Chch interactive map lets you see what there is to see, eat & do in Christchurch. Quickly & easily find what you are looking for - from markets to places to stay, free wi-fi spots to parks and more.
* Haven Mountain Bike Park
Banks Peninsula mountain bike park. In development by the McQueens Valley Mountain Bike Club Inc. Members can take one guest per visit.
* Leisure Centres
Christchurch City Council run pools, gyms and sports facilities.
* Neat Places
An essential guide to the distinctive restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and galleries of Christchurch.
* Orana Wildlife Park Christchurch
* Papanui Youth Development Trust (Te Koru Pou Iho)
Te Koru Pou Iho is a youth centre which aims to provide quality programmes and events for all young people and their families at an affordable price. Recording studio, music room, climbing wall, computer suite, PS3s and more.
* Public golf courses in Christchurch
Have a go at golf.
* The Physics Room
Contemporary art gallery - discover the art of the future.
Inner city venue opened by the White Elephant Trust. Located at 442 Tuam Street. Read more about @442 Tuam Street.
* White Elephant Trust
What makes WE different is that we're youth-led. We're also non-religious. And we're resourceful - instead of just talking about it, we make it happen. Events, DJing workshops, music recording space, media, and more. Safe and exciting entertainment for young people attracted to the electronic music scene.
* Willowbank Wildlife Reserve Christchurch