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New Board Chair for Regenerate Christchurch

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 10:41 am | Christchurch NZ

Dr Therese Arseneau will take over the role as Board Chair from Sue Sheldon, whose term expired on 30 June 2019. More >>

First public open day for NASA’s flying telescope SOFIA

Friday, 14 June 2019, 3:35 pm | Christchurch NZ

The Christchurch public have their first chance to step aboard the incredible SOFIA flying telescope on Saturday 20 July, as she settles into two months of overnight missions. More >>

Aerospace Challenge 2019 incubator participants announced

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 12:24 pm | Christchurch NZ

The future is in safe hands, if the concepts submitted for the New Zealand Aerospace Challenge 2019 are anything to go by. More >>

World-leading wine event coming to Christchurch

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 2:31 pm | Christchurch NZ

Christchurch is set to host Pinot Noir 2021, a gathering of the world’s Pinot Noir community. More >>

ChristchurchNZ to host Airbus space data agritech challenge

Friday, 8 March 2019, 11:08 am | Christchurch NZ

ChristchurchNZ in partnership with Airbus will today launch a Challenge for the brightest minds in New Zealand to solve one of the world’s biggest issues using emerging unmanned aircraft (UA) and space data technology. The New Zealand Aerospace ... More >>

Yo-Yo Ma Makes His Long-Awaited New Zealand Debut

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 2:19 pm | Christchurch NZ

''We live in a world of boundless possibility, but we also face daunting challenges, even to our very survival. I believe that during times of stress, confusion, and insecurity, we should share sources that offer comfort, purpose, and meaning. Bach ... More >>

No limits on opportunities for Christchurch youth

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:51 pm | Christchurch NZ

Finishing high school can be an exciting yet daunting experience, particularly when you’ve got no idea what you want to be when you grow up. More >>

Akaroa among Australasia’s best cruise destinations

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 3:33 pm | Christchurch NZ

Post-card perfect Akaroa has been named amongst New Zealand and Australia’s top three cruise destinations in the annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards. More >>

Ten Christchurch companies to watch in 2018

Monday, 23 July 2018, 2:57 pm | Christchurch NZ

The top 10 Christchurch companies to keep an eye on for future growth include a life changing burger experience offering free hugs, a tiny house accommodation provider and an innovative GPS fleet tracking company. More >>

ExploreChristchurch campaign kicks off

Friday, 20 July 2018, 3:02 pm | Christchurch NZ

20 July 2018 City leaders have launched a campaign to encourage residents to reconnect with the city centre and stimulate economic activity throughout the winter months. The Explore Christchurch campaign encourages residents to get out and about and explore ... More >>

ExploreChristchurch campaign kicks off

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 3:03 pm | Christchurch NZ

City leaders have launched a campaign to encourage residents to reconnect with the city centre and stimulate economic activity throughout the winter months. More >>

Researchers to reveal impact of Airbnb on Canterbury tourism

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 3:41 pm | Christchurch NZ

Canterbury researchers are set to uncover the impact the Airbnb accommodation phenomenon has had on the region’s tourism industry. More >>

Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:30 pm | Christchurch NZ

Strut & Fret and ChristchurchNZ are thrilled to announce the 2019 dates for Christchurch’s reimagined festival, Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival . More >>

The wheels on the electric bus “go ‘round” in Christchurch

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 10:00 am | Christchurch NZ

Christchurch is one step closer to becoming net carbon neutral by 2030 as Red Bus introduces New Zealand’s first fully electric urban bus route. More >>

SOFIA Returns to Christchurch’s Night Skies

Friday, 8 June 2018, 9:54 am | Christchurch NZ

NASA’s largest flying astronomical observatory has returned to Christchurch to continue exploring the mysteries of outer space. More >>

Christchurch Schools Get Antarctic Dance Lesson

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:57 am | Christchurch NZ

Christchurch school students will have a special dance session with internationally acclaimed choreographer Corey Baker, who originally hails from the city and recently staged the first dance in Antarctica. More >>

NZ Space Challenge winner announced

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 5:45 pm | Christchurch NZ

NZ Space Challenge winner announced Thursday 24 May 2018 The search for New Zealand’s top space talent has come to an end, with the winner of the 2018 NZ Space Challenge announced in Christchurch tonight. The inaugural Space Challenge was won by GPS Control ... More >>

Innovation on show at NZ Space Challenge

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 1:53 pm | Christchurch NZ

From Taranaki to Texas, innovation on show at NZ Space Challenge 23 May 2018 Airborne ice penetrating radar may be the answer to navigating the Extreme Environments of Antarctica and outer Space. Taranaki’s Duncan Young is spearheading a team from ... More >>

Dunedin NZ Space Challenge finalists on AI + Antarctica

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:38 am | Christchurch NZ

A Dunedin tech team say using artificial intelligence to detect and map hazardous surfaces could be the answer to navigating the Extreme Environments of Antarctica and outer Space. More >>

An adventure in Antarctica

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 2:28 pm | Christchurch NZ

A childhood dream to explore Antarctica has led a Tauranga-based tech expert to design an innovative solution to navigate the extreme environments of Antarctica and outer Space. More >>



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