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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 .

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Our fully licensed café is located on the beachfront providing a wonderful setting in which to enjoy great coffee and fantastic cuisine. The café is casual, well priced and offers...

96 Esplanade, Kaikoura
P: +64 3 319 6777, F: +64 3 319 6064, Free Phone: 0800 733 365 -



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A fine dining experience in a relaxed environment. Look out across the sea to a picture perfect backdrop of the Kaikoura Ranges while dining on fine...

12 Avoca Street, Kaikoura
P: +64 3 319 6666, F: +64 3 319 6666