Gear up for a sporty weekend or head to Sumner for a fun activity day and remember to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday with a special treat or afternoon tea.
Crusaders versus Chiefs
Super Rugby Aotearoa reaches its climax on Saturday night as the Crusaders fight to hold on to the title against the Chiefs.
The kick-off is set for 7.05pm in front of a packed Orangetheory Stadium. Book tickets online.
Tactix versus Magic
The Tactix face the Magic in a premiership netball clash at Christchurch Arena on Sunday evening.
Tickets are available online for the 6pm game.
Rams versus Jets
The Canterbury Rams take on the Manawatu Jets in the National Basketball League at Cowles Stadium on Friday night.
Book your tickets online for the 7.30pm clash.
Mark Mother’s Day early by showing support for Mother Nature on Saturday.
Join 50 community groups and 21 schools in cleaning up riverbanks and the estuary edge.
Volunteers can support the big clean-up in Ferrymead and New Brighton, starting at 10am. Learn more online.
Head to Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre on Saturday from 10am to enjoy free theatre workshops and makerspaces, featuring shadow puppets, mask-making, face painting and music and movement sessions.
The UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra – along with CSM Sinfonia – will feature works by Mozart, Marquez, Bridge, Hazo and Rachmaninoff in Symphonic Dances at the Charles Luney Auditorium on Saturday night. Book tickets online.
Enjoy a right royal celebration of music composed for the queens of England, featuring the Jubilate Singers, Christchurch Symphony Brass, the Oriana vocal quartet and soloists on Saturday night at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral.
Tickets to the musical medley are available online.
Find out more
You can find out about other events happening in and around Christchurch via the What’s On webpages.