Re:START is a shopping experience like no other, providing Christchurch a range of quality retailers located in a cool funky city environment.
Anchored by Ballantynes department store, Re:START house many businesses previously located in the central city including Johnson's Grocery Store, Scorpio Bookstore, Cosmic, Hunters & Collectors and many others.
Re:START has great cafes, a range of specialty gifts stores and a selection of fashion boutiques not found elsewhere. We have a great food offering with a two dedicated food court areas or relax and surf the net on our free Wi Fi Service. A really great place to bring the whole family.
For an experience like no other - Re:START your shopping destination.
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The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust provided an interest-free loan of $3.36 million to the Re:START the Heart Trust in October 2011, enabling the retail hub of shipping containers to open in time for the busy pre-Christmas shopping period. Re:START was the only retail outlet open for business in the inner city at that time.