What’s On Virtual


Bring the world to you. Explore, learn and play right here.  Find heaps of great virtual tours and experiences for you, the kids, your mates and the whole family.



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 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


The Future Stories of Covid-19 with the South Canterbury Museum

Hi everyone, over the last few weeks we’ve been living through history, and it’s got us thinking, “in 100 years time how will we tell the story of our battle…

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Sport Canterbury’s virtual BE ACTIVE

Sport Canterbury’svirtual BE ACTIVE is a FREE eight week programme for people wanting to increase their level of activity and have fun along the way. Due to the restrictions around…

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Online Story Time with The Timaru District Libraries

Join Anita or Ingrid for a couple of stories every Wednesday and Friday.Wednesday starts at 10:30. Friday starts at 11:30.

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Aigantighe Art Museum Jigsaw Puzzles

Online jigsaw puzzles, fun for all ages!

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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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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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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


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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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

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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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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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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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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