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In Lockdown

WHAT'S ON SOUTH CANTERBURY IN LOCKDOWN

During this COVID-19 LOCKDOWN, until 'normal transmission resumes' you'll find heaps of great stuff here to occupy the kids, yourself and discover a NEW YOU.
Oh, the places you'll go from your own family bubble - TODAY IS YOUR DAY!

Kids

Beanstalk

Beanstalk Activities

Come explore a fun range of interactive activities with Beanstalk

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Walt Disney World

Set aside some time, because there’s plenty to see here. Virtual tours you can take include Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot, just to name a few. There are also unofficial YouTube…

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Wellington

Wellington Zoo Online Activities

While continuing to look after the animals at the Zoo the team has come up with great ways for your kids to have fun with Animals at home. Get your…

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Discovery Puzzle Maker

Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more-using your own word lists.

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Staying Local

Spine out and PK Kids

Did you know that you have access to two eMagazines just for teens and primary aged kids? SpineOut is an interactive magazine, by and for high school students. Check out…

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Jigs

The Jigsaw Explorer

Looking for a way to pass some ‘bubble time’? Have a go at these digital jigsaw. Since the photograph is in black in white it’s a bit of a tricky…

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Blink Fitness

Blink Fitness: If you’re an early riser and prefer those morning workouts, Blink Fitness is now live-streaming workout videos at 8AM EST on weekdays called Get Up and Blink! Blink is also setting up Facebook…

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Ross Gray – Then Again Exhibition

The exhibition Then Again is a glimpse into Gray’s practice over the last fifty years, and forms a broad historical narrative. The show traces the evolving changes of his work,…

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Around New Zealand

Hansel and Gretel Encore

Enjoy one last sugar high with the Royal New Zealand Ballet as they broadcast a this weekend, Hansel and Gretel Encore Live in Your Living Room. Grab a cuppa and a…

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Tākiri: An Unfurling

Seven contemporary artists explore early Māori and European encounters through new work inspired by museum taonga.

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Music

Discover your Voice

Discover your voice … through the joy of song! An opportunity to learn how to sing guided by Cambridge musician Holly Christina. If you already know how to sing, that’s…

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StJohn

St Johns Activities For All Ages!

Here you will find downloadable activities for children and those of us who are children at heart. See if you can find your way to the hospital through the maze,…

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Explore Global

Eagles

Watch Live Decorah-Eagles

This bald eagle nest is located near a trout hatchery in Decorah, Iowa. After two of this pair’s nests were destroyed, the Raptor Resource Project team began constructing this nest…

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Jigs

The Jigsaw Explorer

Looking for a way to pass some ‘bubble time’? Have a go at these digital jigsaw. Since the photograph is in black in white it’s a bit of a tricky…

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Explore Earth

Explore Earth with Google Earth, can you find your house?

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Experience Italy from your Couch

The world has been thrown a curveball, a terrible one we all hope to recover from real soon. However, there’s always a silver lining. Stick with us for the next…

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Mystery Box

Oscar Lavën and his Quintet

Live from MEOW, Eclectic saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist Oscar Lavën and his quintet presents a suite of bold new music written during the introspective mood of the last months.

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Museum of Fine Arts

The 16 virtual exhibits include a special section on 21st Century Designer Fashion.

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A Lion Hunt, French Sculptures

Artists have always admired the king of the jungle for his magnificence and strength. In biblical and mythological stories, both mortals and heroes test their strength against the lion. This…

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Puzzled Pint

Puzzled Pint’s April event on the 14th will be available in a digital format to keep the world physically distant, but socially connected! You can view our website for more…

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Foodie Heaven

Quick and Easy Meals with Gordon Ramsey

While a lot of us are remaining indoors, here are a few quick, simple and cheap recipes to follow to learn.

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5 ways to make every meal fabulous with Annabelle White

In this video Annabelle shares five of her top tips on how to make every meal fabulous – from how to add flavour to any meal with the simplest of…

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Baking with Our Buds – Open House Online!

In keeping with our city’s social distancing recommendations, we’ve had to adapt our monthly Open House events – and now we’re baking on Instagram Live! We’re going to try 5pm…

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David Chang’s “In the Time of COVID-19”

It’s hard not to love David Chang: He’s creative, sarcastic, and delightfully honest. Chang’s near-daily cooking videos posted on Instagram are more than just recipes, too—they’re running narratives on what’s going…

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Staying in Shape

Yoga With Me

My first pick for doing yoga at home is of course The Yoga Deck – my very own yoga resource comprising of 41 yoga pose cards and 16 sample sequences.  The Yoga…

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Online Gym Classes for all Fitness Levels

Anyone can join the free classes via the Christchurch Recreation and Sports Centre’s Facebook page, and exercise fans do not need to be members at any of the Council-run centres. All…

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Workout with Lululemon

Your favorite athletic clothing brand will be hosting free Instagram Live sessions that feature yoga, do-anywhere workouts, meditation, and self-care tips.

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Planet Fitness with Surprise Fitness Guests

FREE Home Work-Ins for anyone and everyone. Stay active with our trainers and even some surprise celebrity guests. This program is provided for educational and informational purposes

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Uplifting Mindfulness

Simply Meditate

Take some time out of your day to nurture your heart and mind. This series provides an introduction to meditation, offering guidance at all levels for developing and deepening your…

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Kirtan Music Meditation

Join us for our unique blend of Kirtan Music Meditation and Spiritual Inspiration. Set to soulful and upbeat tunes, become immersed in the ocean of beautiful Transcendental Sound. This form…

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Wellbeing4

Well-being Webinar Part 4 – Courageous Conversations

The South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce is bringing you 4 Well-being Webinars. Watch live Friday 22nd May at 9:30am Compassionate Assertiveness enabling you to more freely express your thoughts whilst incorporating…

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Insight Meditation

We are offering daily meditations (weekdays) on theIMS YouTube page to help connect our community during this challenging period. At 1pm ET we share guided meditations from IMS teachers on the IMS YouTube page.

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