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This annual cycle race starts in the middle of Christchurch at 7.30am for the pre-race briefing and then it's all go at 8.00am. The finish line is in the centre of Akaroa, followed by prize giving on the Akaroa recreation ground. Make a weekend of it by booking into 1 of the many wonderful B&B's in Akaroa and enjoy a family weekend away. Be warned! This is not your ordinary 100 km race. Hugely popular across all abilities, amazing views and more hills than you can shake a pump at.
Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism
The official visitor information web site for Christchurch and Canterbury in New Zealand's South Island
Akaroa Community Arts Council
We are a community group that promote and encourage art in the community. We meet every third Tuesday of the month at the Gaiety Theatre. We run regular 'Art Spots' which are community based art exhibitions and 'Art Express' which is an art class on Friday morning. We organise Poetry Day and other art related activities in our community.
For any enquiries contact Hollie Hollander 03 3048794
The Akaroa Hydro Power Station
Akaroa Hydro Generating Set Trust. The generator was opened in this purpose built brick building on the 9th of September 1911 to supply electricity to the Akaroa township for lighting purposes.
Mafi's Kayak Trip
Daily guided kayak trips on Akaroa Harbour leaving at 8am. We spend time watching Hectors Dolphins, other wildlife and exploring the wild side of Akaroa Harbour including volcanic coastline and sea caves.
Little River Rail Trail
More than half of 45 km-long Christchurch to Little River Railtrail from Hornby (Christchurch) to Little River on the Banks Peninsula is now open. The first section, a 20km stretch of the Railtrail between Motukarara and Catons Bay, near Little River, opened on 28 May 2006. This section of the Railtrail runs on the old preserved railway embankment.
More than just a town!. Check out events and what's happening in Little River.
Akaroa FM 90.1-90.9 mhz. Akaroa radio broadcasts into the Akaroa basin area with spill over to the remote back bays. We are a community type station based in Wainui and do not make commercial profit. Our focus is to provide value radio services to visitors and local people alike here on Banks Peninsula in New Zealand. Easy listening radio twenty four hours a day.
Akaroa Civic Trust
The Akaroa Civic Trust is an Charitable Trust formed in 1969. We now have 250 members and are growing steadily. The Trust relies entirely on membership subscriptions, donations and grants for its work