FAQs

How do I get my FREE TICKET?

A. Click on the ‘Free Tickets‘ tab at the top of the page, enter your details to register for your free ticket(s) and once submitted, these will be emailed to you. You can either print these off and present upon entry to the Home Show to be scanned, or show the ticket on your smartphone.

Q: How do I get to the Home Show?

A: Visit the Getting there tab under visitor information for all public transport and parking options.

Q: Can I buy from the stallholders at the Home Show?

A: Yes! Most exhibitors will be selling their products at the Home Show usually at a special Home Show discount.

Q: I signed up for our free ticket(s) online, but the ticket and/or confirmation receipt didn’t come through to my email.

A: Firstly, please check your junk email box as the email may have been sent there. If it is not there please email us on marketingnz@eenz.net.nz and we can send you through another copy. Alternatively, please advise the registration staff at the show entry and they will be able to give you access.

Q: Can I pre-purchase tickets?

A: Entry to the Canterbury Home Show and Christchurch Home Show is FREE for everyone who registers. You can register for your free ticket online or sign up at the Show on the day for free entry. Children aged 18-years and under do not require a ticket.

Q: Do I need a ticket if I belong to the building trade?

A: We do require all visitors, including trade, to sign up for their free ticket as we need to keep an accurate count of attendees onsite for OSH purposes. There is no charge for your ticket(s).

Q: Is there an ATM available at the Christchurch Home Show?

A: No, there are no ATM machines at Horncastle Arena so we recommend getting cash out before you arrive at the Home Show. Otherwise, most exhibitors do have eftpos/credit card payment facilities on their stands.

Q: What are the opening hours?

A: Opening hours are 10am – 5pm each day.

Q: Is there a cost to attend one of the seminars?

A: No, all our seminars are free to attend and seating is available on a ‘first come’ basis. Please visit our Design Renovate Decorate Seminars page to see what sessions you would like to attend!

Q: Are there cloakroom facilities?

A: No, there are no cloakroom facilities available onsite.

Q: Is there a café / food available at the Home Show?

A: Yes, the Horncastle Arena has a popular onsite café, Lot 55, serving a range of cabinet food and menu options.

Q: Is parking available at the Show?

A: Yes, there is free parking at the venue. Visit our Getting there page for more information.

Q: Who is the organiser of the Show?

A: Exhibitions and Events New Zealand (EENZ) was established by Jane Ford, Managing Director. Its directors have 39 years of experience developing many of Australia and New Zealands’s best trade and consumer shows. Our focus is on staging excellent exhibitions that meet our client’s unique requirements, both exhibitors and visitors.
To learn more about us, visit our Contact page.