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 SPRING FESTIVAL

It's Spring in the Farmyard so come and join the fun these school holidays!

      • Lamb Feeding, 10.45am and 2.45pm daily
      • Sheep Shearing, 11am daily
      • Animal Petting Area
                  • Sheep Dogs
                  • Farmyard Games
                  • $2 Donkey Rides

Open 9.30am until 5pm daily

Spring Festival 24th September until 9th October

Animal School 6-9 yrs & Junior Keeper 10-14 yrs    Bookings essential but spaces still available

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When it's time to put aside the serious stuff from work and monkey around with your workmates, then Willowbank is the perfect function venue. At a time when many Christchurch venues are closed, consider the fantastic options Willowbank can provide …

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  • Company Picnics & BBQs in the farmyard area

  • Cocktail parties & product launches in our restaurant

  • Midwinter & Christmas Functions

  • Group Dinners

 
 
 
 
 
 
Birthday parties at Willowbank are heaps
of fun. You get to meet the animals and
even get a chance to feed some of them
too. Mums and Dads are very welcome,
and everyone gets a yummy lunch.

Maori Cultural Experience - Ko Tane with Hangi Meal

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Be introduced to the unique traditions and history of Maori culture in this interactive experience. Our talented kapa haka group will teach you and entertain you in authentic style.

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The experience includes a Hangi Meal. Ko Tane performances are held at 5.15pm. These can be combined with a 4.30 Guided Kiwi Tour.

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School Programmes

We actively encourage school groups to visit us at Willowbank, and we provide a range of children's programmes and educational resources for both the wildlife and the cultural aspects of the attraction.

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