Parking Perks in time for Christmas
Alert Wednesday, 28th November
in time for Christmas
Parking in the central city
is now cheaper and easier for Christmas shoppers. Avoid the
mad rush of malls, and come in and shop for those unique
Christmas gifts only the city can offer.
Take your time
to enjoy the BIG little City and its great retail outlets or
make the most of one of the many events or attractions on
Park for just $2 per hour evenings and
weekends in the Victoria Street, Downtown and the Civic
parking buildings. Plus, there is on-street parking from
just $1 an hour during off-peak times.
information, head to www.biglittlecity.co.nz/parking
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