Alice Cinema and Film Specialists has been whetting the appetites of discerning film-lovers since 1985! A Christchurch institution with NZ's largest DVD rental library at your disposal and two boutique cinemas, The Egyptian Room and The Wonderland, we are known for screening arthouse, foreign, festival, cult, retro and documentary film. So, whether you are one of our cherished regulars or a new face, come on in to our incredible world where you can discover the very best that film has to offer.
BOXed Quarter is a hot mix of art, music and hospitality topped up with a good measure of innovation and production. Bars, cafes and eateries on the ground floor are enmeshed with music studios and gallery space, the development exudes energy and creativity. On the upper levels, office space is light, airy and integrates with the activity on the ground. Our tenants are passionate obsessives. Which makes them the best at what they do. Whether you fancy Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, Italian, Chinese, Japanese or just a straight coffee, we have you covered. We also have resident tattooists, hairdressers and beauticians so come down and make yourselves at home.
Tucked in the heart of SALT District, Lichfield Courtyard is a vibrant and quirky venue with a passion for great food and great experiences.
A multi-site food and beverage experience under one roof, able to cater for all folk, whether that be family groups, inner-city working folk, visitors from near or afar. A true mixture of international cuisines, and a vast array of beverage options to suit everyone’s needs and desires. We have over 200 Beers!!
We only take bookings between 12pm - 5pm on weekdays for 10pax+.
A nostalgia trip of toys and collectibles from the 1920's to today, ranging from Lego and Meccano to Dolls and Diecast, Superheroes, Military models and Movie memorabilia, a working model railway and much more. Adjacent to 'The Toy Collector a shop stocking diecast, second hand toys, Hot Wheels & Matchbox, puzzles, Playmobil, kitsets and a range of other toys.
Spanning five city blocks from Margaret Mahy Family Playground to Lichfield Street, this park is one of Christchurch’s largest public spaces, making it a great venue to hold an outdoor event.
Every night from around 8pm, check out the incredible digital projection mapped onto the SALT Ōtautahi mural.
Our shop is curated with ethical & sustainable fashion, woven wall hangings, handmade clothing/ toys and photography prints. All items are handmade/ upcycled right here, in the store. Thanks to our relationship with our merchants, The Conscious Club shop is making a great local impact as all profits go directly to the creator. The Conscious Club space also doubles as a workspace and innovation hub. This means you can meet the friendly faces behind the incredible products. Our operational transparency is valued by our customers as they see the work going on behind the scenes of the product and therefore appreciate its value.
The Welder is an elegant space for parties, corporate functions and intimate celebrations. At The Welder we are all about crafting special moments and memories with industrial charm in a sleek and sophisticated setting which evokes urban chic and effortless grace. The Welder can be intimate and elegant or lively and loud – it’s a fun space full of personality, ready for anything.
Tim Budgen teaches animation and post-production in the Bachelor of Design (Motion Design) course in the School of Art & Design at Ara Institute of Canterbury. My background is in animation, video installation and projection mapping, and I have created (with my students) animation and installations for Botanic D'Lights, CHCH IS LIT and other similar events.