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BOXed Quarter

270 St Asaph St

BOXed Quarter has come to symbolise the creative mix of art and music that the city of Christchurch has to offer. With state of the art music rehearsal spaces, RDU’s head office and the widest collection of street art in New Zealand, the blend of music and art is unlike any other in the city. To top it off, BOXed Quarter is the home to Flux – the new kid on the block in the city’s club scene.

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BeatBox Studios

BOXed Quarter, 270 St Asaph St

BeatBox Studios is Christchurch's best music rehearsal facility, right in the centre of Christchurch. All rooms come equipped with a professional PA system and full backline; drum kit, bass rig, and guitar amps. Come in and have a go!

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Music & Audio Institute of New Zealand - MAINZ Christchurch Campus

191 High St

We are a campus faculty of the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), offering a range of NZQA-approved programmes designed with the music industry in mind, including Audio Engineering, Live Sound & Event Production and DJ & Electronic Music Production. Whatever your passion - from performance to engineering or event management - you will get the best start in the music industry at MAINZ. MAINZ has built an enviable reputation over the years for our high quality programmes and the calibre of our graduates.

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Pixelate Arcade

150 Lichfield St

The newest family-friendly retro arcade bar. Bringing the best bits of the 80s back to Christchurch!

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Placemaking at One Central

120-220 Manchester St

Six inner-city blocks full of diverse activities, social enterprise experiments, public amenities in a placemaking programme coordinated by Gap Filler in partnership with major developer Fletcher Living.

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RDU 98.5FM

BOXed Quarter, 270 St Asaph St

Christchurch's alternative radio station.

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Ride On Super Sound

Top Floor, Smash Palace, 172 High St

NZ records, tapes, CDs, comics, zines, band merch, lamp repair: Thursday/Friday 3pm - 9pm, plus Saturday/Sunday 12pm - 5pm, and by appointment or chance. Website has a stocklist for nerds.

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Slackline Park

Cnr Manchester & Hereford St

The South Island’s only dedicated park for slacklining. At first glance, it is similar to tightrope walking and is accomplished by stretching and tensioning a 1”– 2” wide length of nylon/polyester webbing between two anchor points.

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Snap Fitness Christchurch CBD

205 Madras St

We are a family-run franchised gym proud to serve the SALT District community. Clean, high-spec equipment and bathrooms, and lunchtime group classes make us the perfect place to get a social and enjoyable workout in during your workday!

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Super Street Arcade

Corner of Tuam & High St

Meet the world’s first giant, outdoor arcade game system. Get active as you move the giant joystick and jump on the over-sized buttons to play one of the unique classic-style retro games. With an oversized joystick situated at the intersection of Tuam and High Streets in the central city of Christchurch and a 5m-wide screen mounted on the Vodafone building, Super Street Arcade takes gaming to a whole new level. You’ll need two or three people to work the controller, so make a new friend and have a go!

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The SLATE Room

160 Lichfield St

Good times and good people only at the Slate Room: a large live music venue hosting huge gigs; live extreme sports over six big screens; Pool & Billiard hall with eight 9-foot slate pool tables. Massive bar.

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Youth Space

122 Lichfield St

Office space by day for Christchurch Youth Council and Canterbury Youth Workers Collective; a bookable youth events venue on nights and weekends (a partnership between Gap Filler, CYC and CYWC). With a basketball half-court and Up Up Up bouldering rocks by Christchurch City Council and outdoor ping-pong by Gap Filler.

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