The Christchurch Arts Centre or The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora is a national landmark of New Zealand, which has been undergoing restoration since the devastating Christchurch earthquake in 2011. The centre has various famous museums within its boundaries, like the Rutherford’s Den and the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities; apart from those, it also has many eateries, boutique art galleries, offices, retailers, etc.
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu, also called Christchurch Art Gallery is a public art gallery located in the city of Christchurch. It boasts a huge art collection of local and international artwork. In the language of the Maoris, Te Puna refers to Waipuna, a spring beneath the gallery. Waiwhetu refers to the small tributaries that flow in the area to join the Avon River. Waiwhetu also means water in which stars are reflected.