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What’s available at Eastgate in Level 3

What’s available at Eastgate in Level 3

Let’s start with Food!! All your favorites are available to pre purchase and pick up and or some can do Uber too.  Go to the page of your favorite on our website or direct to their website to find out what and how.

Franks Cafe, Sushi Time, Kebab and Roast, Muffin Break, Subway, Dominos, Shamiana

For a bit of Retail Therapy and all those non essential, essentials you can pick up from Eastgate

Caroline Eve, Lincraft, Postie, Bed Bath and Beyond, The Warehouse, Hair Beauty (for products only), Paper Plus 

For your essentials

Unichem, Bargain Chemist, Countdown and Linwood Medical Centre

Ki te Tihi Hapori Hauora Eastgate Vaccination Centre and Bargain Chemist vaccination clinic are also open

The Loft team is available give them a call first.

For that fast food rush try

Taco Bell and KFC

Not every one is open our  full trading hours so I recommend checking to see what time they are open and available

Sorry but services from Hair Beauty, Irazor and Eastgate Nails are not available until level 2

What’s Open and What’s Not

What’s Open and What’s Not

During level 4 our retailers cannot open for you. However we are lucky at Eastgate to still be able to support our community with a number of essential services.

  1. Unichem Pharmacy hours 8:30am until 6pm no late night this Thursday
  2. Countdown have reduced their hours. 8am open with a new closing time of 9pm ( was 10pm). 
  3. Linwood Medical Centre 9am until 5pm, bookings are essential phone 3892550. Please use the entry at the Linwood end of the Centre (between Westpac and McDonalds). No access is available via the main Centre area. When using the lift please do not share with someone outside of your bubble.
  4. Bargain Chemist 8am until 8pm, includes Bargain Chemist  Vaccination clinic 
  5. Ki Te Tihi Hapori Hauora Eastgate Vaccination Clinic 9am until 4pm
  6. Westpac Wednesdays 10am until 1pm


Pop Up Mini Theatre

Pop Up Mini Theatre

Free daily movies at Eastgate for the second week of the school holidays, 19th to the 25th July

Plus get a free small snack and drink, courtesy of Countdown.

Seats limited to 30 per session

You will find the movies next to Paper Plus

See the Home web page for the movie schedule

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an older sibling or a parent or guardian. Parents and guardians please remain in the Centre whilst the movie is on. In the event of an emergency evacuation movie goers will be ushered out the main entrance into the carpark. Please meet us there to claim your child.

Christchurch Libraries Eastgate Tech Taster

Christchurch Libraries Eastgate Tech Taster

Lots of free tech stuff at Eastgate the first week of school holidays. Find the Library Tech Tasyer next to Paper Plus.


10am-12pm   DJ decks, GarageBand Instruments

1-4pm              Virtual Reality Session – Have a go! (13+)


10am-12pm   Activity Zone – Get hands on with our STEAM activities

1-4 pm            Family Film showing – All welcome


10am-12pm   Virtual Reality Session – Have a go! (13+)

1-4pm               Young Adult Film Showing – All welcome


10am-12pm   Discovery Wall and Local Heritage

1-4pm              Activity Zone – try out some coding!


10am-12pm   Pull apart old computers and tech

1-4pm               DJ Decks, Make a phone speaker

Singing music and Thursday night dinner

Singing music and Thursday night dinner

Thursday night 24 June, in the Food court the Maea Ukulele Group will be jamming their fabulous music. A friendly fun evening of music and song. All the songs you will know. Come and join in bring the whole family in for dinner and enjoy the music filled air. You can join in too if you like. It will start a little before 6 and go through to close to 8pm.