Pauline Murphy

12 Williams Street
Kaiapoi  7630

Blue Skies Conference Centre

Accomodation, Conference Facilities

Group accommodation and outdoor activities.


Blue Skies is located only 20 minutes north of central Christchurch and Christchurch airport. Set in 7ha of park like grounds, it provides a tranquil working environment and space to enjoy. Blue Skies is a dynamic multiple-building facility, offering a range of group accommodation for 10 – 200 people in single rooms, twin singles and bunk rooms. There is also the option to self-cater or fully cater for your group.

Blue Skies has a distinctly rural feel, with space to train or play, on-site activities and camping.

Business Conferences, School Camps, Church Groups, Training Retreats, Sports Teams, Family Celebrations, Events, Club Gatherings and Picnics – we have spacious grounds and plenty of rooms for your group to experience, stay, connect, camp, play, train, retreat, learn and be active.

Blue Skies is the complete solution with an on-site swimming pool, orienteering, challenge activities including Confidence and Initiative Courses, volleyball area, dodge ball, flying fox, frisbee golf, camp fire pit, and room to kick, throw or bat a ball. As well as instructed Abseiling, Rockwall Climbing and leadership programmes– with Outdoor Education New Zealand, it is ideal for your group’s camp, conference, retreat, event or seminar.

Blue Skies has easy access to Kaiapoi town-ship and river walks.

We are two minutes to Kaiapoi township, providing you with local shops, supermarkets, aquatic centre and museum. You will find public transport at the gate. On-site we have easy bus, vehicle and van turnaround areas and unlimited parking.

Our Mission Statement:
“To provide cost effective accommodation and activity facilities to the community.”

Upcoming Events

  • The Kaiapoi Brand: Words to Action
    The Kaiapoi Brand: Words to Action
    Kaiapoi Promotions would like you to join them in the second of a series of business events to promote Kaiapoi as a visitor destination. This business breakfast takes place on Thursday November 14th.
  • November Mix n' Mingle
    Novembers Mix n' Mingle is being hosted by Community Wellbeing North Canterbury Trust on the 18th at 24 Sewell St, Kaiapoi.
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