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BLOOM – Ōtautahi Christchurch’s Spring Season Of Events Returns In 2020

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 2:46 pm | ChristchurchNZ

BLOOM , Ōtautahi Christchurch’s spring season of events, returns to Christchurch in 2020. The festival incorporates all the happenings of the spring season – from events and festivals to horse racing and gigs, to cultural performances and sports ... More >>

Campaigns To Encourage Local Business & Domestic Visitation In & Around Ōtautahi Christchurch

Monday, 18 May 2020, 4:00 pm | ChristchurchNZ

ChristchurchNZ are doubling down on efforts to encourage residents to support local businesses, and Kiwis to explore Canterbury and the surrounding area as an attractive tourism destination. Explore Your Place An Explore Your Place campaign ran throughout ... More >>

ChristchurchNZ Offers New Support Subsidy For Businesses Affected By COVID-19

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:08 pm | ChristchurchNZ

ChristchurchNZ is funding a new Business Support Subsidy package worth $200,000 to help Christchurch businesses impacted by COVID-19. The ChristchurchNZ Business Support Subsidy offers eligible Christchurch businesses up to $1000 each to seek ... More >>

Greater Christchurch Retail Analysis - Week Ending 29 March 2020

Monday, 6 April 2020, 1:12 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Peter Fieger and David Dyason; ChristchurchNZ economists Retail spending values in Greater Christchurch for the week ending 29 March 2020 indicated an overall decline of 21.6 percent compared to the same week of the previous year. Hardest hit were ... More >>

TRENZ Christchurch 2020 Cancellation

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 11:31 am | ChristchurchNZ

Loren Heaphy, General Manager Destination & Attraction, ChristchurchNZ: While we are bitterly disappointed that Christchurch will not play host to TRENZ in 2020, we respect the decision of the New Zealand government and the Tourism Industry ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch To Host Raft Of Matches At 2021 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 1:54 pm | ChristchurchNZ

ChristchurchNZ is thrilled to confirm Ōtautahi Christchurch will host six matches at the upcoming 2021 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, including the final. This is massive news for Ōtautahi Christchurch. Hagley Oval will host five matches between ... More >>

Nine things to do during Chinese New Year

Monday, 20 January 2020, 11:23 am | ChristchurchNZ

Celebrate the Year of the Rat in Ōtautahi, Christchurch! The rat represents optimism, intelligence and energy – all of which will be featured in the city’s vibrant celebrations. More >>

Highlight – Street Art Party in SALT District

Sunday, 29 September 2019, 7:12 pm | ChristchurchNZ

What: Live Street Art Party When: Saturday 5th October, 5pm–10pm Where: SALT Square (next to Little High), SALT District The party will feature artwork from several of the city’s graffiti artists for one night only! “It’s great for us to be ... More >>

BLOOM – Ōtautahi Christchurch’s celebration of spring

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:57 am | ChristchurchNZ

At its core, BLOOM incorporates all the happenings of the spring season, from events and festivals to horse racing and gigs, fashion shows and public gatherings to sports and entertainment. More >>

Antarctica comes to Cathedral Square

Friday, 6 September 2019, 1:40 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Antarctica comes to Cathedral Square Huskies and H ä gglund in Cathedral Square? Yep you heard it right, bring the family and enjoy some freezing fun and learn about Christchurch’s connections with the icy continent at Explore Antarctica on Saturday ... More >>

Christchurch hosts national polytechnic Establishment Board

Friday, 2 August 2019, 6:53 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The government is showing confidence in Christchurch with its announcement to locate the Establishment Board for the new national polytechnic in the city. More >>

Christchurch: Baby Come Back

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 11:22 am | ChristchurchNZ

It’s time we talked about our city centre. For years we complained of a plain CBD, lacking in shops and restaurants, lacking in activities and places to hang out. More >>

ChristchurchNZ: Events pump $15m into local economy

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 3:12 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Christchurch is wrapping up a bump er summer of events as the city continues to prove itself an ideal event host city. Close to a dozen events brought to the city with help from ChristchurchNZ pumped an estimated $15 million into the local economy, ... More >>

Christchurch set to host NZ’s top tourism innovators

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 1:48 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The Lightning Lab Tourism, with principal sponsor Christchurch Airport, is challenging participants to find solutions to issues facing the tourism industry in New Zealand. The major issues under consideration are achieving visitor dispersal, creating value ... More >>

Canterbury makes National Geographic's Best Trips List

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 10:31 am | ChristchurchNZ

Canterbury has been named as one of the world’s best adventure destinations to explore in 2019. The annual Best Trips issue has just been published by National Geographic Traveler magazine and reveals its 28 must-see destinations and travel ... More >>

Christchurch celebrates New Zealand Cup & Show Week

Monday, 12 November 2018, 1:13 pm | ChristchurchNZ

New Zealand Cup and Show Week, the South Island’s premier Spring Festival, kicked off over the weekend with a celebration of racing, fashion, excitement and glamour. More >>

Christchurch celebrates New Zealand Cup & Show Week

Monday, 12 November 2018, 11:52 am | ChristchurchNZ

New Zealand Cup and Show Week, the South Island’s premier Spring Festival, kicked off over the weekend with a celebration of racing, fashion, excitement and glamour. More >>

Edmund Hillary Fellows visit Christchurch

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 4:18 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Our city is gearing up to welcome a group of global impact entrepreneurs and investors to Christchurch as part of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF) Global Impact Visa (GIV) programme. More >>

Christchurch welcomes bumper summer of events

Friday, 2 November 2018, 2:46 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Christchurch is gearing up for a bumper summer with a range of top-class events and an ambitious entertainment schedule. More >>

Make the most of Christchurch's Spring calendar

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 1:57 pm | ChristchurchNZ

It may be a bit chilly at the moment, but don’t let that stop you getting out and about exploring all that Christchurch’s epic Spring calendar has to offer. More >>