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Christchurch and Canterbury have lots to see and do.

The photos below are things our staff and students love in and around Christchurch.

The Avon River<br />Photo: Gabi DachsFlowers in the Christchurch Botanic Garden<br />Photo: Gabi DachsVictoria Lake at Hagley Park<br />Photo: Gabi DachsLunchtime on the banks of the Avon River / Ōtākaro (late Spring 2017)<br />Photo: Gabi DachsPeople enjoying a fine Labour Day at Sumner (2017)<br />Photo: Anna YoungLooking across Sumner section of Pegasus Bay<br />Photo: Anna YoungSurfers waiting for a wave at Sumner (October 2017)<br />Photo: Anna YoungBotanic D'Lights festival 2016<br />Photo: Tim PrickettAmberley Beach on a clear winter day (July 2017)<br />Photo: Nicky DrakeSouthern Alps from Amberley (2017)<br />Photo: Nicky DrakeCrossover between summer and autumn<br />Photo: Khoon LimBefore the storm (2017)<br />Photo: Khoon LimSky high fun at Clip and Climb (2017)<br />Photo: Rebecca CoombesClip and Climb at the YMCA (2017)<br />Photo: Rebecca CoombesAntigua Boatsheds (2017)<br />Photo: Rebecca CoombesMt Hutt ski field (July 2017)<br />Photo: John PearsonAurora Australis over the Port Hills - no filter (it was this amazing!). (July 2017)<br />Photo: Catherine WatsonBorder Collie rules at the Groynes activity park (October 2016)<br />Photo: Philip PattemoreAutumn sun and shadow in Hagley Park (April 2017)<br />Photo: Philip PattemoreDucks in Autumn in Hagley Park (May 2017)<br />Photo: Philip PattemoreClear winter day at the Antigua Boatsheds (June 2016)<br />Photo: Philip PattemoreDog and man enjoy Hagley Park in Autumn (April 2017)<br />Photo: Philip PattemoreWinter sun on Amberley beach (2017)<br />Photo: Nicky DrakePorters ski field in July 2017<br />Photo: Gabriella BrownI love Christchurch 'cause it is friendly to Trikkers.<br />Photo: John Pickering“Chasing the Aurora”<br />Taken from the Kaitorete Spit at Lake Ellesmere<br />Photo: Sara Raudsepp<br />Freya enjoys the view of Lyttleton Harbour<br />Photo: Zoe WardFreya enjoys the view of Lyttleton Harbour<br />Photo: Zoe WardStreet art by Dcypher<br />Photo: Zoe WardStreet art - Paris in Christchurch by AskewOne and Mark Henare<br />Photo: Zoe Ward	 	<br />Street art - Ballerina of Christchurch by Owen Dippie<br />Photo: Zoe WardStreet art - Kristen by AskewOne<br />Photo: Zoe WardGodly Heads track<br />Photo: Spencer BeasleyHaving fun at Methven (2017)<br />Photo: Hy ThielePlayful kea at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve<br />Photo: Marama GravettPlayful kea at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve<br />Photo: Marama GravettMorning springtime fog over the river behind the hospital<br />Photo: Marama GravettNothing beats being down by the pier on a nice sunny day. (2016)<br />Photo: Simran MaggoKite festival at the New Brighton Pier (2017)<br />Photo: Simran MaggoPanorama shot of the kite festival at the New Brighton Pier (2017)<br />Photo: Simran MaggoIrises overlooking one of the ponds in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens (2015)<br />Photo: Alice MilnesNor'west arch over a Christchurch beach (2017)<br />Photo: Alice MilnesWalking up Castle Hill (2016)<br />Photo: Alice MilnesThe Bridge of Remembrance taken from the north, looking down the Avon.<br />Photo: Vicky CameronThe exterior of the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu.<br />Photo: Vicky CameronWalking through the Botanical Gardens in spring<br />Photo: Rebecca Phibbs (2016)Some of the flowers on display at the Botanical Gardens in summer.<br />Photo: Rebecca Phibbs (2013)Hagley Park in autumn<br />Photo: Rebecca Phibbs (2016)Beautiful winter sky seen through trees in Hagley Park.<br />Photo: Rebecca Phibbs (2017)'Peace' by Llew Summers on display on Colombo Street, Sydenham.<br />Photo: Vicky CameronSitting in the sun at a café in the Art Centre<br />Photo: Vicky CameronThe water dragon lantern attracts a crowd at the Christchurch Lantern Festival (2016)<br />Photo: Anna YoungThis beautiful dragonfly was one of the many lanterns hanging from the trees in Hagley Park for the 2016 Christchurch Lantern Festival<br />Photo: Anna YoungThe water lilies are my favourite lanterns at the Christchurch Lantern festival (2016)<br />Photo: Anna YoungSome of the food available at the Christchurch Lantern Festival in 2017<br />Photo: Anna Young

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