Bed & Breakfast Book, also known as the “The Black B&B Book”

SumnerToFerrymead, a local information portal site

Sumner Village, where you can find a fuller list of where to “shop, eat, play, stay” in Sumner

Learn 2 Surf! offers year-round surfing lessons on what are usually, but not always, ideal gentle learner waves.  Aaron and his team can coach anyone!

TravelBug, a NZ-based booking site run by TradeMe auctions

Tourism New Zealand is a good entry point into discovering many of the things to see and do in NZ.  There is a page dedicated to South Island trips.

New Zealand Search, a search engine focused on New Zealand results

Airport – Sumner, no.3 Bus route and timetable.  The bus stops at our door

Lost Christchurch, lots of photos of old (and not-so-old) Christchurch, with several interesting pictures of old Sumner back when the main form of transport was the tram!

Christchurch City Maps / Find Christchurch.  A great way to find out where shops, eateries, and other services can be found.  It’s searchable by the following categories: Accommodation, Entertainment, Info & Services, Parks & Recreation and Transport.  Each category allows further drill-down searching.

Abbott House Sumner B&B is proud to sponsor

  • Christchurch Coastal Pathway Group – dedicated to establishing a safe, accessible, scenic pathway along the water’s edge from Scarborough Beach to Ferrymead Bridge, and ultimately onwards into our city’s centre.  The  earthquakes have offered the opportunity to rethink the land/water’s edge to include a memorial pathway offering access to wetland, coastline, beach, hills and villages
  • Ferrymead Bays Football Club – very successful local football club now fielding some 30+ teams, based at Barnett Park, on the Sumner Side of Redcliffs Village.