Category Archives: Christchurch

Smash Palce Bike Show

Well, The First Annual Smash Palace Bike Show was last weekend and what a roaring success. We held the event up at the Pallet Pavilion once we realized the numbers were getting too big for Smash Palace. That was lucky … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Smash Palace

This weekend (May 4 & 5) Smash Palace will have been open for a year. We’ve had laughter, we’ve had tears, we’ve had happiness and most of all we have felt very loved by everybody that has showed up and … Continue reading

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Winter Hours

We’re changing to winter hours now so will be open Wednesday – Sunday from 3pm till late.

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Leave the Council Alone

Well here’s a post I never thought I’d write. I read in the paper today that families of those that died in the February 2011 quake are calling for someone to be accountable for the deaths of their loved ones … Continue reading

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Whisky, Whiskey, Whisky

As a teenager, whisky was my poison of choice, blocking my nose and skulling straight out of the bottle until I vomited all over the carpet. Then one day something miraculous happened and I grew up. I became exclusively a … Continue reading

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Matchless and Bike Night

I hope you are all as excited as I am about the prospect of the Matchless running this summer. Over the winter we have been waiting on bits from the UK, getting the gearbox and clutch back together and giving … Continue reading

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What a Weekend

Hey everybody, Wow! What a massive weekend. The weather held out and the idiots stayed away. Saturday was the busiest day we’ve had, and if it’s anything to go by, summer is going to be cranking down here. Saturday afternoon … Continue reading

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Duck, Duck, Goose

In exciting news a duck has moved into one of our planter boxes and laid her eggs. Now, I’m sure there is some argument you could pitch that this is a silly place to lay your eggs and this is … Continue reading

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Wee Bike Run Photos

As promised, here are my favorite photos from our Wee Bike Run in the weekend. I suppose this is for those of you that are too old and dotty to be on the Facebook. Those of you that can handle … Continue reading

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Smash Palace Wee Bike Run

This weekend we held our first Smash Palace Wee Bike Run. It started as a Scooter Run ’til the pedants pointed out that there were hardly any scooters. So we changed it to the Fifty Run. Then some people showed … Continue reading

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