Blogs

Ski Selwyn - Tips for First Timers

Friday, 5 August 2022

New to skiing the Selwyn mountain ranges? Read through our helpful first timer tips to make sure you have an epic day on the snow!

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Hororata Glow Festival – A must-glow event!

Friday, 5 August 2022

The Hororata Glow Festival takes place bi-annually and celebrates everything that glows – including gigantic hot air balloons which light up the night sky.

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Craigieburn Valley Ski Club

Friday, 5 August 2022

Craigieburn Valley Ski Field is known as a big mountain skiing experience run by an enthusiastic group of club members.

Club and committee members, Yanike Sophie and Dan Major share what they enjoy about being involved with the club.

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Courtenay A&P Show

Friday, 5 August 2022

Held annually on the third Saturday of November, The Courtenay A&P Show offers a great day out in the country and has been running for 147 years!

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Canterbury Astronomical Society

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

The Canterbury Astronomical Society host stargazing and astronomy events at the R.F Joyce Observatory in West Melton. Join in the fun and discover there’s more to Selwyn’s night sky than meets the eye.

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Christchurch Astro Tours

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

Operating from Greenpark Memorial Community Centre, Lincoln, Christchurch Astro Tours offers you a personal interactive tour of the night sky, where you will see meteor showers, the Milky Way, nebulae, planets, stars and galaxies.

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Photographing Selwyn’s night sky

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

Award-winning photographer Nick Faulkner from Hueman photography shares some tips and tricks on how to master night time photography in Selwyn.

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Selwyn Spring Show set to put a spring in your step

Friday, 29 July 2022

Dating back to 1870, the Selwyn Spring Show is held at the Leeston Showgrounds in October. The show offers local baking, pony rides, competitions, agriculture sports, a live band and a grand parade with livestock and vintage machinery on display.

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Hororata Highland Games – where Kiwi and Scottish spirits meet

Friday, 29 July 2022

Be transported to Scotland on the grounds of the Hororata domain, with traditional Scottish entertainment, competitions and food – with a kiwi twist.

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Selwyn Botanical Expo coming up roses

Friday, 29 July 2022

Selwyn’s own Botanical Expo is set to blossom in September at the Lincoln Event Centre. There will be a wide variety of stalls where visitors can get their hands on beautiful and unique plants.

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