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Your guide to fish & chips in Selwyn

Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Fish and chips on a summer evening? We’re obsessed! 

It’s a Kiwi tradition we have been gobbling up for generations. Whether it’s a quick, casual meal at the river or a Friday night family feast, you’ll find fish and chip joints all over New Zealand, and here in Selwyn is no different.  

 

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The sweetest pick of summer

Monday, 18 December 2023

Spend a hot summer's morning or afternoon at Boyd's Blueberries and fill your bucket with the sweetest blueberries - perfect for making a refreshing cold blueberry smoothie!

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Our guide to unforgettable summer family adventures

Tuesday, 5 December 2023

It's summer! Which means it's time for some serious family fun in Selwyn. Here's our guide to making the most of those long hot days. 

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A hare-mony of flavours, hard work and award-winning wines

Thursday, 23 November 2023

If you're passing through to Akaroa, why not stop to taste some award-winning wines at Cross Hares?

Named after the hares that cross their vineyard, you'll find your next favourite vintage here!

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A passage to the past, off the beaten path

Thursday, 5 October 2023

Discover Selwyn's hidden gem, an outdoor museum full of historical treasures and natural beauty, waiting to be explored. Forged by Tom and Jen, who turned this track from a simple pathway into a fully-fledged hiking trail. 

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Discover the vibrant world of creativity at Darfield Art Week 2023

Tuesday, 26 September 2023

Enter a world of creativity that transcends boundaries and mediums at Darfield Artweek 2023.

In its 42nd year of running, this week-long event offers a range of artists from across the district and beyond showcasing their talents.

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Creating dairy alternatives with sheep milk and cheese

Thursday, 21 September 2023

Situated in the heart of an area that's been farming sheep for nearly two centuries, the Jones Family Farm fits into the rich legacy of New Zealand's farming heritage. 

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Discover the magic of Benlea Farm

Thursday, 14 September 2023

Benlea Farm are excited to share their love for farming.  

Their farm tours take you on an adventure across their expansive property, providing up-close encounters with sheep and cattle and a chance to see some real-life snapshots of farming operation in action. 

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Teaching the kids the ropes of our slopes

Friday, 8 September 2023

Teach your kids how to ride rope tows with this handy 'how to' written by Anna Keeling and watch your child's independence grow on the slopes. 

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Vintage Fest coming soon!

Thursday, 7 September 2023

Vintage Fest in Selwyn, a one-of-a-kind event that's set to transport you back to the golden years. With its roots in community, inclusivity, and nostalgia, Vintage Fest NZ promises an unforgettable experience for all ages. 

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Gardens to take you back in time

Friday, 1 September 2023

Read about some of Selwyn’s most historic gardens

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The Artists are In Hororata

Friday, 25 August 2023

 The Artist’s In is not just a store, it is a story of Selwyn artists and the community who are shaping the building’s new lease of life.

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