There are plenty of things to do when you are in Amberley – from wine touring, biking, star gazing, fishing, golfing and even a bit of dancing… so much to explore!

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Amberley A&P Show

The Amberley A & P Show is a one day show and includes classes for Horses, farm animals, pet dogs, homecraft, art, cooking, local produce & much much more! We have wood chopping, Pet Tent, the fairground rides and food stalls galore.
Amberley Craft Market logo has a monogram of A C & M, each letter sitting on top of a different patch of fabric or paint

Amberley Craft Market

A great little market with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and a great range of crafts with something for everyone. Operating every Saturday morning throughout the year, 9am-12.30pm. You’ll find us nestled under the trees beside the Hurunui District Council buildings on SH1
The logo of Amberley Farmers Market has a drawing of farmers paddocks in front of hills in the centre of the wording Amberley Farmers Market, and a green circle encasing it all.

Amberley Farmers Market

Amberley Farmers Market is an authentic farmers market with a superb range of locally grown, fresh, seasonal, quality produce and artisan products. You’ll find us nestled under the trees in front of the Hurunui District Council buildings on SH1, with easy parking available. Operating every Saturday morning throughout the year, 9am-12.30pm, it is well worth visiting regularly for your household supplies, making a leisurely social visit for a catchup with friends over coffee and treats, or a quick stop on your way through North Canterbury visiting other destinations.
Fisherman taking part in the Amberley Surfcasting Competition

Amberley Surfcasting Competition

This is a Family friendly day at the Beach where Contestants have the opportunity to win a host of great prizes including $1000 Cash for first place in the Senior Category. Children are encouraged to enter and will all receive a prize for their participation. Tickets go on sale at 3 outlets – Arthur Burke (Amberley), North Canterbury Hunting & Fishing (Rangiora), Fishermans’ Loft (Christchurch) on Thursday 5th of January. Or, register on the day from 7am at Amberley Beach Domain Hall.
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Hurunui Garden Festival

From the intimate and whimsical, to the grand and formal, we can show you sweeping views, lush over spilling herbaceous borders, naturalist planting, dry gardens, grand avenues, cosy seating areas, cool shade gardens… there is something to inspire every gardener.
Poster advertising the Markham Street Summer Festival with Live Music, Market Stalls, Food, Drink and Family Fun

Markham St Festival

Join us on Amberley’s Historic Markham street for a festival like no other! We are closing the road for a street party that will be THE Summer festival of the Hurunui. You don’t want to miss this! ☀️ Live Music ☀️Craft Beer ☀️Market Stalls ☀️Food Stalls ☀️Local Wine ☀️Loads more
North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival - The Coolest Little Wine Festival

North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival

Set Under the Oaks in Glenmark Domain is the Coolest Little Wine Festival! Ahead of the local wine harvest taking place, the North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival sees over 4,000 fine folk join us in the heart of Waipara. We look forward to welcoming you to New Zealand’s most-loved wine and food region for a celebration like no other. Under the Oaks you will find pockets of entertainment, immerse yourselves in conversations with other lovers of local produce and fall in love with everything North Canterbury has to offer!
Pegasus Bay Vine Run in support of the New Zealand Brain Research Institute

Pegasus Bay Vine Run

The Vine Run — join in the fun and run or walk amongst the picturesque hills, valleys and vineyards of Pegasus Bay to support the New Zealand Brain Research Institute.
Rock 'n' Wheels Wheels Show & Swap Meet

Rock ‘n’ Wheels Wheels Show & Swap Meet

If it’s wheels and you love it bring it along! Held on fathers day every year, this event is open to anyone with any type of wheels to put on display for the public to enjoy. There are public choice prizes for best ‘wheels’ as well as live music, food, swap meet and craft stalls and entertainment. We are a small group and run as a charitable trust – all profits go back to the local community groups that run the food stalls and assist with the running of this fantastic day.
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Rolling Meadows Festival

Set amongst the rolling meadows in sunny Waipara, The Rolling Meadows Festival is practically a rite of passage. Each year two-day festival has a jam-packed line-up with more talent than you can shake a musical stick at. This year will be no different—it’s going to be an absolute summer scorcher filled with an epic mash-up of beats, good vibes, and is the perfect place to let your hair down.
Sculpture. North Canterbury.

Sculpture North Canterbury

Art in a Garden proudly presents this exciting two-week outdoor exhibition, featuring talented sculpture artists from all over New Zealand, including Oriah Rapley, Jacqui Gibbs-Chamberlain, Moira Crossman, and more. Explore the stunning grounds of Pegasus Bay Winery and feast your eyes on the sprawling exhibit of installations. All the art is available for sale, so you might find something you love! Lose yourself in the beautiful fusion of art and nature. Come, join the fun as we celebrate creativity and beauty, and experience an unforgettable artistic journey with us. See you there!
Waipara Fireworks

Waipara Fireworks Festival

Bring a blanket and watch the amazing fireworks overhead at this family friendly show. Grab a coffee or some food from our amazing stall holders. Hot dogs, chips, bacon sandwiches, donuts and Mr Whippy. There’s face painting, a bouncy castle, a lolly scramble for the kids and a live band playing till dark.

Contact Us

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