Canterbury Sports & Outdoors

  • View from Sealy Tarns
    View from Sealy Tarns
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  • Mueller Hut in the Ice Fields
    Mueller Hut in the Ice Fields
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  • View from Kea Point
    View from Kea Point
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Canterbury Sports & Outdoors

  • Canterbury Crusaders Rugby

    Christchurch Sports & Outdoors

    Rugby is the big team sport which is played in Jade Stadium in winter, and the Crusaders are probably the best club/regional team in the world. They have been the champions of the Super12 and Super14 series which is the league for the best professional rugby teams of New Zealand, Australia and South Africa - well... until their dreadful semi-final...

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  • Cricket

    Christchurch Sports & Outdoors

    If the Black Caps - the national team - do not play the ninetieth test against Sri Lanka or whichever team in AMI Stadium (formerly: Jade Stadium) cricket takes place in other locations and all summer. The Canterbury team - the Wizards - play in the State Championship (State Shield), the games take place either on the Oval in South Hagley Park or...

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  • Paragliding

    Christchurch Sports & Outdoors

    I do not do paragliding but visiting friends of mine have enjoyed it very much in the Port Hills. Along the Summit Road there are several fine spots for the start, one at Castle Rock which is a very prominent rock not too far from Bridle Path, and the other one over Taylor's Mistake further out towards Godley Head. There are several companies that...

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  • Rowing

    Christchurch Sports & Outdoors

    There are lots of sports you can do around Christchurch, but we weren't after anything too adventurous. Canoeing was ideal for us, because it was in the city. Nothing required (not even lifejackets, since the water is little over 30 - 40 cms deep!)

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  • Tennis

    Christchurch Sports & Outdoors

    If you love tennis you can play in Hagley Park for nearly nothing. The Hagley Park Tennis Club welcomes casual players and charges only NZ$ 10. There are even some locations in Christchurch where you can play for free. But this club has an incredible lot of courts and is centrally located – right at the western carpark of the Botanic Garden, off...

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  • Rugby - The way God intended it.

    If you are headed to Canterbury, one of the most important things to note is that Rugby is the one and only sport that matters in New Zealand. Kiwi mothers will support their children's every wish except one... to play for Australia.If you have the opportunity to be in Christchurch during a time that Canterbury is playing (whether it be in the...

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  • Phar Lap

    Horse Racing...and for all Australiens, eat ya heart out: Phar Lap was born on a Farm in TEMUKA/NEW ZEALANDbefore he became the Racehorse the two Countries are fighting about, he mustered Cattle on the Farm, ..a big strong fella, won 3 times the Melbourne Cup, Punters loved the big Fella..in the 30th he was a sure winner to pick. aGelding,...

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  • Our Team

    Rugby, Crusaders Team all eligible Canterbury Rugby player can be drafted into the team to play the Super 12 Rugby between Australia, South Africa and New Zealand teams. the Crusader took the title 3 times.

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  • Hockey

    at Porrit Park Hockey Stadium, where national and international games are held..NZ Hockey Teams..Women and Men rank amongst the 6th Best in the world, especially the men playing well at the moment :-)

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  • Sports mad Canterbury&NZ

    rowing, canoeing and kayaking are great watersports Canterbury and indeed NZ takes more often then not Center stage..many Goldmedal's have been won at the Olympics, the picture shows one of the practice and race course in Canterbury...the Avon River at the Avonside Drive BOATS

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