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Open City: Inspiration to have a local adventure

Wednesday, May 20, 2020   Posted in: Resources and Information By: Administrator With tags: families, wellbeing, Community Groups, recreation

Gap Filler have some inspirational free local activities if you are itching to get out of the house now we're at Level 2.

Gap Filler and the All Right? campaign teamed up in 2017 to create a parking meter with a difference - now outside the 03 Eatery in Manchester Street.

The Open City parking meter issues tickets displaying inner-city and some suburban adventures that celebrate the undervalued, sweet, free things to do in Christchurch. Adventures like a perfect branch to swing on in the Botanic Gardens, checking out a quirky bit of street art, or playing a giant arcade game.

These little secrets and over 80 more ideas suggested by locals and visitors are available on the Open City website. Open City is a great, free family activity for the holidays, and is also perfect for the many people who have recently relocated to the inner city for work.

Each Open City adventure aligns with one of the Five Ways to Wellbeing – connect, take notice, give, be active and keep learning. These are all actions scientifically-proven to improve wellbeing.

You can add your favourite free thing to do in Christchurch to the meter and Open City website.

Find out more about Gap Filler, including their other projects around the city.

Find out more about the All Right? campaign.