From gift and souvenir shops to electrical appliance stores, Mid Canterbury is well served by a number of local stores and national chain stores.

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located in The Square, Methven - Methven's largest snowsports store specialising in rental repairs with a large retail section. We have lived and ridden the Southern Alps for the last 23 years and offer you our extensive local knowledge. Combine that with our friendly staff and professional product training, Big Al"s Snowsports is your first choice... Readmore »

$27 - $46 (NZD)

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Ashburton i-SITE Visitor Centre


located in East Street, Ashburton - Kia ora, the Ashburton i-SITE Visitor Centre is the number one place to visit for travel information when you are in the Ashburton District. We have a team of staff ready to assist you to find the best activities and places to see within Ashburton and the wider Canterbury region.... Readmore »


located in The Chalet,, 87 Main Street, Methven - Mid Canterbury’s specialist Snow and Water Sports Store. Located in the European Chalet on Main Street Methven, Alpine Sports has evolved from a combination of international influences and the traditions of the New Zealand ski industry.

Our knowledgable and friendly staff can assist in choosing the right equipment for your... Readmore »

$16 - $59 (NZD)