Ananda B&B – Ananda Cottage is a vegetarian and organic, fully self-contained, delightfully decorated garden cottage only 10 minutes away from the city and Arts Centre. A generous self-catering breakfast is provided each morning, offering fresh organic bread, jams, eggs, muesli, milk, fruit & juices, teas, hot chocolate and coffee. Take some time out to relax in the tranquil cottage garden or go for a stroll along the little river and parks of Beckenham Loop. Contact: Claudia van Roosmalen, 64 Sandwich Road, Beckenham Ph 027 4041405.

Eco Villa is at 251 Hereford Street by Latimer Square.  The managing director is vegetarian, the breakfasts are continental and they are looking at going dairy-free for a vegan breakfast.

Little River Campground – Accommodation not far from Akaroa  with cabins, tent sites and power sites. The perfect base for exploring Banks Peninsula. Only 45 minutes from Christchurch. A safe, peaceful & unique retreat. 287a Okuti Valley Road, Little River. 03 325 1014, 021 611 820,

Okuti Garden Eco-Stay – Eco-friendly alternative accommodation. Bed & Breakfast or self- contained. A venue for small gatherings, weddings, workshops and retreats. Located near Little River on the amazing Bank’s Peninsula, 50Km from Christchurch.  216 Okuti Valley Rd, Okuti Valley., 03 325 1913, 021 1102399

Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre – Offering relaxing retreats, courses, and yoga in a beautiful, peaceful setting in Bishopdale, Christchurch, serving the community since 1995.  The food we serve is completely vegan, healthy, and delicious.  Much of the food served is grown on-site in our organic vegetable gardens.  We also offer opportunities for daily and live-in volunteering.  We’d love to hear from you. Ph: 03 359 8507

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