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North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail

The North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail showcases North Canterbury’s local flavours - fantastic food, Canterbury wine, authentic food and wine itineraries and passionate people.

Discover fresh seasonal produce, savour wine tasting and wine tours, enjoy cafe or restaurant dining, relax in idyllic rural accommodation and experience an easy pace of life just twenty minutes north of Christchurch.  

The North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail encapsulates the world famous wine region of Waipara , as well as Rangiora , Oxford and Hanmer Springs .


The Rocking Frog

This unique little coffee shop situated just off the state highway is not to be missed. With delicious home made baking, light lunches, including very generous sized toasted sandwiches and bagels, sandwiches, platters and salads.

An enclosed courtyard leads off the indoor dining area. This is a great place to relax in and is also very sheltered spot to sit, no matter whatever the weather.

The Rocking Frog also includes an art gallery hanging some well renowned artists pieces and also very talented local artists and sculptors.

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Kate Calder

3 Princes Street

+64 3 314 2474

+64 3 314 4264

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9am to 4pm 7, days (closed at 2pm on Wednesdays from May to September)

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