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NZ Space Challenge heats up as finalists announced!

Monday, 21 May 2018, 1:04 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The search for New Zealand’s top space talent is drawing closer with five regional NZ Space Challenge finalists announced in Christchurch. More >>

ChristchurchNZ 2018 Budget commentary

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:06 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Highlights for Christchurch and Canterbury The Coalition Government has delivered on its promise to make nearly $300 million available to accelerate the Canterbury recovery: • $298.5 million of capital in 2018/19 for an acceleration fund, plus ... More >>

Former All Blacks join rugby legends for Golden Oldies

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:20 am | ChristchurchNZ

Some of rugby’s greatest sporting heroes are taking on the senior sporting world in Christchurch this week at the 2018 Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration. More >>

All Blacks to play in Christchurch in 2018

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 10:06 am | ChristchurchNZ

It’s good news for Christchurch rugby fans – the city is on the All Blacks 2018 playing schedule. More >>

Meet the Wander Women of the Christchurch Golden Oldies

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 10:05 am | ChristchurchNZ

Golden Oldies hockey player Ishbel Dickens’ love of the game has sent her all over the world, but today the Scottish-born player is in Christchurch for the 2018 Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration. More >>

Christchurch explores Space and the Antarctic at Techweek

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:56 am | ChristchurchNZ

Extreme Environments – from the Antarctic to Space is a Techweek ’18 event bringing together local, national and international experts to help attendees understand how exploration in the Antarctic is a dry run for Space exploration. The event will also ... More >>

Golden Oldies hockey team takes on the world

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:38 am | ChristchurchNZ

While a younger generation of hockey players shine at the Commonwealth Games, a Lithgow Golden Oldies hockey team is taking on the world in Christchurch as part of an international sporting event with a difference. More >>

Age no barrier for 83-year-old Golden Oldies hockey player

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 2:09 pm | ChristchurchNZ

83-year-old hockey player Colin Birtles didn’t let an attack of gallstones keep him from taking the field for the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration, held at Christchurch’s Nunweek Park this week. More >>

Christchurch twins team up for Marathon

Monday, 16 April 2018, 1:16 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Christchurch twins Gabriel and Adam Alberts are lacing up their running shoes to take part in the South Island’s favourite foot race as the ASB Christchurch Marathon comes to town. More >>

Tourists flock to Christchurch

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 12:37 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Christchurch’s spectacular summer saw record-breaking tourist numbers inject more than $3.6 billion in our region’s economy, with February tourism spend up 20 percent from the previous month. More >>

The world’s first self-piloted air taxi In Canterbury

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 3:56 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Zephyr Airworks has today unveiled the world’s first self-piloted electric air taxi, supported by Christchurch and the Canterbury region. More >>

Hundreds attend Christchurch Student Welcome

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 12:02 pm | ChristchurchNZ

More than 750 international students from 56 different countries attended Christchurch’s Student Welcome last Friday, organised by the ChristchurchNZ international education team. More >>

Christchurch businesses benefit from attending Lantern forum

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 2:31 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Making business connections and accessing networking opportunities are some of the key benefits for organisations attending this year’s South Island Lantern Business Forum . More >>

Christchurch Lantern Festival performers visit Christchurch

Monday, 5 March 2018, 3:40 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The city’s youth are seeing Chinese culture firsthand from world-class Chinese performers in town for this weekend’s Christchurch Lantern Festival. More >>

Set up underway for Christchurch Lantern Festival

Friday, 2 March 2018, 11:15 am | ChristchurchNZ

Set up underway for Christchurch Lantern Festival Friday 2 March 2018 Hundreds of spectacular Chinese lanterns have been brought out of storage in preparation for their installation at this year’s Christchurch Lantern Festival. The popular festival ... More >>

Robbie Deans playing for Canterbury in Golden Oldies Cricket

Friday, 2 March 2018, 9:18 am | ChristchurchNZ

Canterbury cricket team The Willows have a secret weapon up their sleeve with former All Black and rugby union coach Robbie Deans dusting off his pads at the Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival next month. More >>

Speakers announced for South Island Lantern Business Forum

Monday, 26 February 2018, 4:03 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Two international China experts will speak at this year’s South Island Lantern Business Forum – aiming to help businesses take a strategic view of opportunities presented by the China market. More >>

BLACKCAPS test tickets in hot demand

Friday, 23 February 2018, 11:41 am | ChristchurchNZ

Christchurch cricket fans are being urged to secure their tickets to next month’s BLACKCAPS v England test match after Ticketek announced the sell-out of the March 10 One Day International (ODI) game. More >>

Christchurch hotel set to welcome Golden Oldies to town

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 1:37 pm | ChristchurchNZ

One local Christchurch hotel owner is counting down the days until the Golden Oldies come to town, confirming record bookings for the month of April. More >>

Metro Sports Centre, Christchurch

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 3:32 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The revised capital costs and subsequent delay of the Metro Sports Centre in Christchurch is disappointing for Christchurch residents but provides an opportunity for the city. ChristchurchNZ chief executive Joanna Norris said any re-evaluation of priorities ... More >>



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