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All About Santa

All About Santa

Santa is arriving at Eastgate at midday Saturday 4 December. He is being expressed delivered by the biggest NZExpress truck we could find. He will be delivered straight to our front door.… get full details here

<span class="nnColorfulPostColor" style="color:#8224e3">Happy Halloween</span>

Happy Halloween

Sadly there is no trick or treat at Eastgate this year. Due to the numbers this event usually attracts we would exceed the restrictions of the COVID Level 2 rules and 2m distancing from people you don’t know an impossibility.… get full details here

Holiday Mugshots

Holiday Mugshots

    200 free personalised mugs to be won. Find the backdrops in Centre & take your mug shot in front of one. We have two different ones in the foodcourt area.… get full details here

Level 2 just about back to normal

Level 2 just about back to normal

During level 2 all shops at Eastgate are open.  We have  had to reduce the seating in the food court to 100 to meet Government requirements.… get full details here

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.… get full details here

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.… get full details here

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.get full details here

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. Monday: 10am-12pm   DJ decks, GarageBand Instruments 1-4pm              Virtual Reality Session – Have a go!… get full details here

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.… get full details here

Music fills the air

Music fills the air

This Thursday night 10 June 2021 from 5:45 ’til 7:45 Andrew and his band will be jamming in the food court. All the music you love, tap your toes or sing along. … get full details here

Open even in the rain

Open even in the rain

Eastgate is open today as usual. Depending on how things are with the emergency situation and the rain some retailers may close earlier. If you are coming down  later on today perhaps give them a call first.… get full details here

Eastgate has Mothers Day all sewn up

Eastgate has Mothers Day all sewn up

Win this fantastic sewing package for your special “mum” this Mothers Day. Spend $30.00 in any store or $10 at any foodie to enter in to the draw to win this fantastic prize of 

  • Toyota Power FabriQ 17 Sewing Machine
  • Mayd Machine Trolley Bag
  • Lincraft adjustable Dressmakers Model
  • An Assortment of sewing accessories including scissors, needles, cottons
  • $300.00 in Lincraft vouchers
The competition runs from Monday 3 May to Sunday 9 May.… get full details here

Bubble Fun with Nanogirl

Bubble Fun with Nanogirl

Bubbles and Slime Daily Shows at Eastgate this holiday starting on Monday 26 April to 2 May at 11 am every day with Nanogirl Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday we have the Nanogirl Bubble Show.… get full details here

Thursday Family Night is back!

Thursday Family Night is back!

Bring the family in on Thursday late nights and have a twist with dinner, as Circus Marty shapes balloons into fabulous creations.  There’s also FREE colouring in books (*limited numbers) to entertain the kids both Thursdays (6pm -8pm of the school holidays – 22nd & 28th April).… get full details here

Celebrate your ‘Good Egg’

Celebrate your ‘Good Egg’

Is there someone in your life or community making a real difference, that you want to sing out about?  Our community has had its share of challenges over the last few years and often there are key people that go above and beyond to reach out and extend extra kindness and effort. … get full details here

Hop into Eastgate this Easter

Hop into Eastgate this Easter

Come and see the Easter Bunny at Eastgate (he has Easter Eggs to give away – YUM!)
Thursday, 1st April 4pm – 8pm and Saturday, 3rd April 11am – 3pm We are CLOSED on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. … get full details here

Christmas at Eastgate

Christmas at Eastgate

We are tickled pink with Christmas this year! There are so many reasons to come to Eastgate!  Including the chance to WIN one of 10 barrows worth of gifts! … get full details here

Welcome Santa to Eastgate

Welcome Santa to Eastgate

Tis the Season and Santa is on his way! We are super excited to spread some Christmas cheer as Santa with his elves and fairies arrives at Eastgate on Saturday, 5th December. … get full details here