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AMI Stadium Open Day

Media Release – 24 April 2012

AMI Stadium Open Day

Choice Chch, in conjunction with the Christchurch Stadium Trust, are holding an open day at AMI stadium this Saturday from midday to 5pm.

This is great opportunity for Cantabrians to check out the brand new AMI Stadium from top to bottom In their first major public appearance, and headlining the huge range of entertainment, is up and coming local band MAKE BELIEVE.

MAKE BELIEVE has had close to a million hits on YouTube and is soon to depart for the USA for a five-album deal and will record in a studio used by teen sensation Justin Bieber.

The day will feature many other entertainers, cultural groups and buskers as well.

Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to play ball with local sport personalities and to stand on the pitch where all the great games are played. Well known local chef, Jonny Schwass will also be there to tantalise your tastebuds.

Free bus transport will be provided every half an hour from The Palms and Eastgate shopping centres, New Brighton and the Central Station to the stadium.

There really is something for everyone so bring your family and friends and come and enjoy a great free day out.

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Choice CHCH is co-ordinated by CERA and helps organise fun events for communities.

Specific details of information and transport will be available on the CERA website www.cera.govt.nz, Christchurch City Council events website, bethere.co.nz and www.vbase.co.nz

There are free buses to the event for details go to www.metroinfo.co.nz

Saturday 28 April 2012, 12pm - 5pm (Wet weather day Sunday 29 April 2012, 12pm - 5pm) Off Twigger Street, Addington

ENDS

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