Author Archives: Charlotte Gaunson

Christchurch celebrates New Zealand Cup & Show Week

  New Zealand Cup and Show Week, the South Island’s premier Spring Festival, kicked off over the weekend with a celebration of racing, fashion, excitement and glamour. Always the stand out week of Christchurch’s spring calendar, the annual event brings … Continue reading

Your guide to the New Zealand Agricultural Show

  Welcoming over 100,000 visitors through the gates, the New Zealand Agricultural Show brings a touch of tradition to the city and celebrates all that is great about rural life. With a packed schedule of top livestock and equestrian events, … Continue reading

NZ Cup & Show Week Offers

  Kick off New Zealand Cup and Show Week in style with these amazing offers!   Amazonita Champagne Breakfast – $30 L B Co & Espresso Eggs benedict with a bottle of baby bubbles (Veuve De Vernay) – $26 Botanic … Continue reading

Witches of Westview descend on New Zealand Cup & Show Week

New Zealand Cup and Show Week is a crucial time for making magic, with witches from all over the country descending on Christchurch’s Addington Raceway this November. The Witches of Westview Syndicate are a new, ladies-only syndicate taking the harness … Continue reading

Baring it all for art at New Zealand Cup and Show Week

With the stand out week of Christchurch’s spring calendar drawing closer, artists, models, free spirits and nude enthusiasts are preparing to bare all in the name of art. New Zealand Cup and Show Week is home to many standout events, including … Continue reading

Fill your glasses with Canterbury wine at NZCSW

There’s nothing better than a nice glass of wine, especially after chasing the little ones around at New Zealand Cup and Show Week. Whether you’ve got small people in town or are footloose and fancy free, don’t forget to make … Continue reading

World’s cutest sheep at New Zealand Cup and Show Week

Warning: attendees at this year’s New Zealand Agricultural Show should prepare themselves for some serious cuteness overload from what is possibly the world’s cutest sheep. The Valais Blacknose is the unbelievably cute breed of sheep taking the world by storm, … Continue reading

Horses for good causes at New Zealand Cup and Show Week

The hidden epidemic of brain injury will have some time in the spotlight during New Zealand Cup and Show Week. It’s all about horses for good causes on the Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day with philanthropist Mark Quinn … Continue reading

Best of Canterbury innovation on display at NZ Cup & Show Week

The humble Canterbury mudfish might seem a bit out of place amidst the glitz and glamour of New Zealand Cup and Show Week. Yet the mudfish, or rather the innovative solar technology that’s powering its survival throughout some of Christchurch and … Continue reading

Unleash your inner unicorn at New Zealand Cup and Show Week

Spring is in the air and with it comes New Zealand Cup and Show Week (NZCSW), the South Island’s premier Spring Festival. And, fashion alert, if you’re looking to turn heads and bring out your inner unicorn, then it’s high … Continue reading