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Muppet Monster For Christchurch Audiences These Holidays

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 2:08 pm | The Palms

A reliable crowd favourite, the puppet show, is returning to The Palms Shopping Centre on the first weekend of the July school holidays. Puppeteer and popular Newstalk ZB radio host Chris Lynch will bring his puppets to The Palms for four exclusive ... More >>

Warm Up To The Winter Months At The Girls Night Out

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 2:52 pm | The Palms

Finding strength in numbers rings true as the temperature starts to drop – upping the heat, wearing more layers and banding together with friends and family on cooler nights all add up to a recipe for a warmer winter. More >>

New Zealand Sand Castle Competition - this Saturday!

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 4:48 pm | The Palms

The Palms is Giving Kids a Free Pass to Get Their Hands Dirty for Kids-n-Kastles Competition As Kiwis, frequenting the beach over summer is a given. It’s not a real summer until the gang has headed to the beach, picnic basket and sunscreen in ... More >>

Grandmother-Granddaughter Duo are Double Winners

Monday, 16 December 2013, 2:43 pm | The Palms

The Palms' annual 12 hours of Christmas event saw the centre host its third busiest day of the year yet, as close to 23,000 people came through the doors on Thursday 5 December. More >>

Christmas at The Palms never looked, or sounded, so good!

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 3:48 pm | The Palms

As the days get longer and the olfactory scent of pine trees start permeating the air, Christmas is evidently around the corner. This holiday season, The Palms will be home to numerous festive activities that promise to spread some cheer throughout ... More >>

Frozen Fun Zone Skates into The Palms for School Holidays

Monday, 23 September 2013, 4:40 pm | The Palms

Spring may have sprung, but The Palms, in conjunction with More FM, is reviving a winter-favourite pastime these school holidays by turning part of the carpark into an ice rink. More >>

Action-packed school holiday activity at The Palms

Monday, 23 September 2013, 3:43 pm | The Palms

These school holidays The Palms Shopping Centre in Christchurch will be action-packed with activities for not just the kids, but the whole family. In addition to the 450sq. metre ice rink that will be installed at The More FM Frozen Fun Zone within The Palms, ... More >>

Kids Invited To Get Creative To Take Their Class To Footy

Monday, 26 August 2013, 5:47 pm | The Palms

It’s no secret that Canterbury kids are some of New Zealand’s keenest footy fans. In recognition of this, The Palms Shopping Centre, in association with the Canterbury Rugby Football Union (CRFU) is helping local kids celebrate their favourite ... More >>

Canterbury Rugby Fans Immortalised through Competition

Monday, 26 August 2013, 1:47 pm | The Palms

Canterbury’s keenest young rugby fans have been identified. Last month The Palms Shopping Centre offered local children the chance of a lifetime, to become the face of the ‘Take a Kid to Footy’ initiative. More >>

Be the Face of Take a Kid to Footy

Friday, 19 July 2013, 4:00 pm | The Palms

Whether you have a sports-mad dad who has drilled the rules, tactics and importance of the great game into you since birth; or you’re a sports news highlights-watching kid; growing up, it’s a Cantabrian rite of passage to learn a thing or two about ... More >>

Girls Growing In Confidence Through Bluelight Project

Friday, 24 May 2013, 12:59 pm | The Palms

Eight local girls are each sporting a new outfit thanks to Bluelight Canterbury and The Palms Shopping Centre. Bluelight Canterbury works with young people, and each year runs Wahine Toa, a camp for girls aged between 11 and 16 who are survivors ... More >>

Burwood School Students and Teachers Enjoy Free Lunch

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 3:16 pm | The Palms

The Palms invited local schools to encourage teachers and parents to nominate their school to win the free lunch. The response was overwhelming with close to 1,000 nominations received. More >>

Lunch is on The Palms When the School Bell Rings

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 1:22 pm | The Palms

The Palms Shopping Centre will be shouting a free lunch to one lucky school at the start of the second school term, as part of a community driven effort to boost the local happiness factor. More >>

The Palms Shopper Wins with a Swift Cup of Coffee

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 11:13 am | The Palms

A regular visit for lunch at Robert Harris Café at The Palms has seen one lucky customer drive away with more than a cup of coffee this week. Shirley resident, Pam Williams won a new car as part of Robert Harris Café’s nationwide ‘Win a Suzuki ... More >>

Santa Gets Set To Put A Smile On Children's Faces

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 11:21 am | The Palms

It’s nearly that time of year when good little children of the world wake up to find presents underneath their Christmas tree. Santa seems to think there are a lot of good children in Christchurch, so he’ll be setting up home at The Palms Shopping ... More >>

School holiday relief at The Palms Shopping Centre

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 5:15 pm | The Palms

It’s that time of year when the house is full and the weather is still not quite good enough to send the kids outside for the day. Don’t fret – The Palms Shopping Centre has you covered these holidays with activities running through the entire ... More >>

Canterbury Rugby Players Swap Jerseys for Aprons

Monday, 24 September 2012, 2:53 pm | The Palms

Like any Cantabrian worth her salt, Justine McGuire has spent many Saturday nights watching Canterbury rugby players score tries and win cups for the region. What Justine, who hails from the Christchurch suburb of Linwood, had never seen before was Canterbury ... More >>

The Palms Scores Big with Take a Kid to Footy Sponsorship

Friday, 31 August 2012, 4:57 pm | The Palms

The Palms Shopping Centre is making the conversion from team fan to official sponsor by supporting the Canterbury Rugby Football Union’s Take a Kid to Footy initiative for the Canterbury ITM Cup. More >>

Palms Shopping Centre Scores Big with Take a Kid to Footy

Friday, 31 August 2012, 12:38 pm | The Palms

The Palms Shopping Centre is making the conversion from team fan to official sponsor by supporting the Canterbury Rugby Football Union’s Take a Kid to Footy initiative for the Canterbury ITM Cup. More >>

Get Into The Olympic Spirit With The Palms

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 2:37 pm | The Palms

It only happens once every four years and the Olympic madness has already set in. The Palms Shopping Centre has been selected as Christchurch’s official Olympic Live Site for the London 2012 Olympic Games and is inviting locals to get in on the ... More >>