Membership Benefits & Discounts
Canterbury Weather Updates is the only professional weather forecasting agency in New Zealand, with a sole focus on one region.
Our eyes are fixed on the Canterbury region, meaning we’re able to provide the most detailed & comprehensive weather coverage available for Canterbury.
Not only will you receive extra confidence and clarity with our weather content you’ll also open the door to hundreds of dollars worth of special discounts, exclusive benefits and fantastic services with your CWU membership.
Digital Card Only - located on your 'My Account' page.
Our Membership Includes.
- Unmatched coverage for the Canterbury Region. 1 to 7 day forecasts for 27 locations across the region. All moderated content, highly accurate, detailed and comprehensive weather information at your finger-tips. Rainfall chances, rainfall totals and snow levels & accumulations – we cover it all.
- Alpine roads forecasts, mountain forecasts and the most detailed long-range information available for Canterbury with our Monthly Outlooks.
- Warning information, with outlooks, watches and warnings with unmatched detail and intensity for the Canterbury region.
- New and exciting – not only will you receive the most detailed and comprehensive weather coverage for Canterbury you’ll also enjoy a range of discounts and benefits. Check out the list below weekly for new additions.
- The Weekly Round Up newsletter. A fast paced look at weather here in Canterbury. A recap, preview, interesting facts and more – straight to your email address every Sunday evening.
Support local and receive great discounts.
|20% OFF |
At Spagalimis Salisbury Street
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT SPAGALIMIS IN THE CITY.
Spagalimis Pizzeria is a Christchurch institution. We are the oldest restaurant in town and one of the oldest in the country. For over 40 years we have been serving our delicious pizzas to locals and visitors alike. Enjoy 20% off your total bill, up to $60 off when you dine in at our restaurant on the corner of Salisbury and Montreal street. We are proud to be working with Canterbury Weather Updates to bring you great pizza and fantastic weather information. See you soon!
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|25% OFF |
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT MANUKA SKIES - HANMER SPRINGS STAR TOURS
Looking for an unforgettable night-time adventure? Located in Hanmer Springs, experience the breathtaking beauty of the night sky as you gaze up at the dazzling stars and constellations. Enjoy a relaxed journey through the North Canterbury night sky using the naked eye and our quality range of telescopes and astro binoculars.
•Source your discount code for Manuka Skies on your 'My Account' section.
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At Lake Stella Mountain Retreat
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT LAKE STELLA MOUNTAIN RETREAT & MT LYFORD ADVENTURE PARK.
STAY ON THE MOUNTAIN.
•10% off Lake Stella Mountain Retreat accommodation.
•Stay two nights get the third free at Lake Stella Mountain Retreat
MT LYFORD ADVENTURE PARK.
•10% off hikers pass
•10% off ice skate hire at Lake Stella.
•Source your discount codes on your 'My Account' section.
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|25% OFF |
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT LAKESTONE LODGE - LAKE PUKAKI.
More details coming soon including coupon codes which will be on the 'My Account' section.
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At LIPMO ESCAPES
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT LIPMO ESCAPES.
LIPMO Escapes provide a range of accommodation in the Canterbury and Marlborough districts of NZ - from boutique studios through to luxurious homes. Our accommodation options are all 24/7 self check-in for your travel convince, fully furnished, equipped with linen and basic amenities for your travel needs.
•15% off at Copper Cabin - Boutique Retreat at Mt Lyford Village
•15% off all accommodation in Kaikoura & Christchurch.
•Source your discount codes for Copper Cabin, Kaikoura & Christchurch on your 'My Account' section;
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|20% OFF |
Night Sky Adventures tours
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT NIGHTSKY ADVENTURES - HANMER SPRINGS.
Come and join us for a Night Sky Adventure like no other! We are a locally owned and operated astronomy/stargazing company currently based out of Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.
•Terms and conditions. Limited to four people per coupon.
•Source your discount code for Nightsky Adventures on your 'My Account' section.
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|20% OFF |
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT ACTVITY HANMER
Adventure and Outdoor Activity Centre in Hanmer Springs. Planning a School camp, Corporate group, Community or Church group gathering? We have all your bases covered!
You can save on corporate and family activities, with your CWU membership.
•Source your discount code for Activity Hanmer on your 'My Account' section.
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|10% OFF |
Christchurch Gondola & Tram
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS
Christchurch Attractions own and operate iconic attractions including the Christchurch Tram, Christchurch Gondola, Punting on the Avon, Botanic Gardens Tour and the Tramway Restaurant in Christchurch. Family-owned for over 15 years and with a commitment to sustainability and the environment, Christchurch Attractions offers the perfect ways for locals and visitors of all ages to explore the best of Christchurch!
You can save with the Christchurch Gondola and Christchurch Tram, with your CWU membership.
•Source your discount code for Christchurch Attractions on your 'My Account' section to make your booking.
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|10% OFF |
Hanmer Springs Attractions
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS
Hanmer Springs Attractions is North Canterbury’s foremost adventure activity base with qualified guides and a strong commitment to health & safety with Qualmark Gold and AdventureMark accreditation. Only 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch and situated outside the picturesque spa village of Hanmer Springs, Hanmer Springs Attractions is the perfect choice for action-packed fun!
You can save with Jet Boating, Quad Biking, and Off-Road Buggies with your CWU membership.
•Source your discount code for Hanmer Springs Attractions on your 'My Account' section to make your booking.
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|10% OFF |
Specialising in boutique BnB accomodation with some of the most amazing views in our exquisite location in the heart of the South Island, New Zealand.
•CWU members enjoy a 10% discount if you book 2 nights directly with us through our website. Code on the 'My Account' page.
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|20% OFF |
Any river experience
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT ENERGY JET HURUNUI.
As the only jet-boat operator on the Hurunui river, we have exclusive access to over 100km of the river and its amazing variety allowing you to personalise your trip preferences. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the wild coastline, stunning North Canterbury farmland and pristine alpine snowfed waters as your skipper expertly navigates the shallow river braids & narrow canyons.
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At Mt Lyford Ski Area.
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT MT LYFORD SKI AREA.
At Mt Lyford Holiday Homes.
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT MT LYFORD HOLIDAY HOMES.
The popular and highly appreciated lodges and huts at Mt Lyford Holiday Homes are perfect for a getaway, whether you come with a family or as a couple. Find true relaxation, get close to nature and stay in eco-friendly accommodation. Hot tubs and sauna available. Mt Lyford is THE place to unwind in a low density safe environment.
•Book for two nights at Harakeke Huts and get your third night FREE.
|10% OFF |
The Grand Traverse Flight
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT AIR SAFARIS
The Grand Traverse is recognised as the premier Aoraki Mount Cook flight-seeing experience; this magnificent flight encompasses two World Heritage National Parks and 200 km of New Zealand’s most memorable and breathtaking scenery. Save 10% on our Grand Traverse flight with your CWU Membership.
Book online and present your CWU membership on payment when you arrive at Air Safaris.
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|20% OFF |
Weekday Lift Passes * T&C apply
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT PORTERS ALPINE RESORT.
at Cloud 9 Float Club
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT CLOUD 9 FLOAT CLUB.
$80 PER FLOAT. USUALLY $95.
At Cloud 9 Float Club we are passionate about giving you the opportunity to escape the pressures of everyday life. We provide a safe and nurturing space where you can truly rest, relax and recharge.
When making a booking online enter "CWU Members" in the notes section or phone 03 341 8331 anytime and we can help you out!
A 90 minute floatation therapy session includes...
• 60mins in the float pod
• 30mins to shower before and after your float
• Towels are provided
• Skin care products, hair dryers and GHD’s are provided in our groom/vanity room.
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All full priced gear.
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT FURTHER FASTER.
FurtherFaster is Canterbury's best store to come to if you like to trail run, tramp or paddle even better if you are an adventure seeker with your dog. We stock a lot of premium brands which are perfect for the Kiwi Outdoors. Our store is open at 57a Buchan St Sydenham, so bring yourself and your dog in to get kitted out.
Instore shopping? Simply present your online digital membership card on the 'My Account' page; additionally to claim your discount code for online orders, also head to your 'My Account' page for the coupon code.
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Excluding food items & discounted products.
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT FEED MY PET
With years of experience and only the best available for your fur baby, Feed My Pet stores have the largest selection of natural treats and award winning food in Canterbury.
On all products using the coupon code.
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP ONLINE WITH YUMMY & NUTRITIOUS MEALS/SNACKS.
Go Native World meals deliver high protein and convenient ready to eat meals. Good enough to eat at home and on your next adventure. If you are serious about adventure you need to be seriously fuelled. It's not dehydrated, it tastes good and has a high protein value that you can eat hot in 2 mins or cold in emergencies.
To claim your discount code - head to the My Account page.
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all TAILWIND nutrition.
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT TAILWIND NUTRITION
We created Tailwind to give athletes like you easy-to-use, complete nutrition that frees you up to live in the moment and surprise yourself with what you can do. Whether you’re out for a weekend adventure, training for your first race, or climbing the podium, Tailwind has your back.
It’s all you need. Really.
To claim your discount code head for Tailwind products, head to your 'My Account' page
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A night stay at any of the Pure Pods
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT PUREPODS.
A PurePod stay is like no other experience. It is a beautifully romantic getaway, in a luxurious glass eco-cabin, complete with glass roof, glass floor, three walls all of glass with big wide sliding doors and decking. Every PurePod location is distinct with dramatic landscapes and stunning views. The PurePods are solar-powered, operating fully off the grid, deliberately free of a wi-fi connection and furnished with a fully equipped bathroom, kitchen and luxurious queen-sized bed, perfectly designed for a maximum of two people.
There are six unique locations to choose from throughout Canterbury, including inland Kaikoura, Greta Valley, Waipara and Banks Peninsula.
To claim your discount code head to your 'My Account' page and follow the simple instructions.
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|$1 OFF |
SAVE WITH YOUR CWU MEMBERSHIP AT BACON BROS.
Bacon Bros started here in Canterbury back in 2011 and offer the most delicious range of burgers and free hugs. Located at the Christchurch Farmers Market at Riccarton Bush and Little High Eatery on High Street.
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