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Christchurch to host major tourism conference in 2019

Friday, 10 August 2018, 10:40 am | ChristchurchNZ

Christchurch is gearing up to host next year’s annual Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) Tourism Conference. More >>

Rugby fever continues as Game of Three Halves looms

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 12:33 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Rugby fever is at an all-time high in the city, with the All Blacks due to hit town this weekend following the Crusaders Super Rugby win. More >>

Christchurch welcomes Blackcaps, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 3:47 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Christchurch welcomes Blackcaps, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka this summer Embargoed until 2:35pm 31 July 2018 Christchurch will experience a spectacular summer cricket showdown as the Blackcaps gear up to play Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The city has ... More >>

Lace up your walking shoes to #ExploreChristchurch

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 2:59 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Our #ExploreChristchurch campaign is in full swing and we’re starting to see some exciting results as our public and private sectors unite to drive residents back to our city centre. More >>

Cathedral Decision Provides Certainty for Christchurch

Friday, 29 June 2018, 12:13 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Today’s decision to restore our city’s iconic ChristChurch Cathedral provides greater clarity and will be a catalyst for the Christchurch economy. More >>

SOFIA returns to Christchurch’s night skies

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 7:30 pm | ChristchurchNZ

SOFIA returns to Christchurch’s night skies 07 June 2018 NASA’s largest flying astronomical observatory has returned to Christchurch to continue exploring the mysteries of outer space. More >>

GODZone comes to Canterbury

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 4:00 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The stunning scenery of Christchurch’s Akaroa region will be transformed into a navigational battlefield for some of the world’s toughest GODZone adventure racers. More >>

Road closures planned for ASB Christchurch Marathon

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 12:30 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The ASB Christchurch Marathon is back on June 3 and while the central city is open, you'll need to consider your travel as there will be some road closures during this time. More >>

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 >>



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