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Tiki Taane Performs Inaugural ‘Jam On The Tram’ Free Concert For City

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 8:27 pm | ChristchurchNZ

FEB 15th: In a ‘money can’t buy experience’ Ōtautahi Christchurch has the chance to hop aboard the Heritage tram for an exclusive concert, or watch live as the first ever Jam on the Tram rock-and-rolls around the city this Tuesday 20th February. ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch Welcomes SailGP Back To Whakaraupō For 2024 Event

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 11:02 am | ChristchurchNZ

December 13, 2023: The F50s will be flying on Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour again when the ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix returns to Ōtautahi Christchurch in March 2024. Following SailGP’s decision to not race in Auckland next year, Ōtautahi ... More >>

Destination Management Plans Set A Path For Region’s Visitor Economy

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 12:59 pm | ChristchurchNZ

November 30, 2023 : New strategic long-term plans set the region’s visitor economy on a path toward more regenerative tourism. Destination Management Plans, which capture opportunities, challenges, and community wishes for the future, are complete and ... More >>

Swoop Aero Joins Forces With ChristchurchNZ To Design Urban Networks For Drone Deliveries

Friday, 8 April 2022, 2:06 pm | ChristchurchNZ

April 8, 2022: A ground-breaking drone logistics company is joining Ōtautahi Christchurch’s long list of pioneers and innovators by using the city to develop the concept of an integrated drone delivery network. Swoop Aero has partnered with ChristchurchNZ’s ... More >>

Bread & Circus World Buskers Festival 2022 Cancelled

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 11:12 am | ChristchurchNZ

Due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the current Omicron outbreak in New Zealand, organisers have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2022 Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival in Ōtautahi Christchurch. The festival, which was re-scheduled ... More >>

Te Pae Opening A Significant Moment For Business Events In Ōtautahi Christchurch

Friday, 17 December 2021, 7:14 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Welcome to a new age of business events in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre opened today to fanfare and excitement. It adds to our existing business events infrastructure and will further re-establish Christchurch as a leader ... More >>

Te Pae Opening A Significant Moment For Business Events In Ōtautahi Christchurch

Friday, 17 December 2021, 7:13 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Welcome to a new age of business events in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre opened today to fanfare and excitement. It adds to our existing business events infrastructure and will further re-establish Christchurch as a leader ... More >>

Bread & Circus - World Buskers Festival Will Be Postponed

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 11:53 am | ChristchurchNZ

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in NZ, the 2022 Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival will be postponed. The beloved Christchurch festival was set to run 14 – 30 January 2022, but will now take place later in the year during the ... More >>

New Zealand Agricultural Show Cancellation A Significant Loss For Christchurch

Friday, 8 October 2021, 6:39 am | ChristchurchNZ

7 October, 2021: Today’s cancellation announcement from the organisers of the New Zealand Agricultural (Canterbury A&P) Show is a significant loss for Ōtautahi Christchurch and Waitaha Canterbury. The cancellation, due to COVID-19 ... More >>

Days of Ice festival postponed to February 2022

Monday, 20 September 2021, 1:09 pm | ChristchurchNZ

20 September, 2021: The Days of Ice celebration has been postponed from October 8 – 25, 2021, to February 24 – March 6, 2022. This is due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in New Zealand, which is creating too much uncertainty around alert levels ... More >>

Expressions Of Interest Sought For New Brighton Housing Development

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 1:24 pm | ChristchurchNZ

August 5, 2021: Large blocks of New Brighton land have been released for new housing in the next step in the ongoing regeneration of Christchurch’s seaside suburb. ChristchurchNZ’s Urban Development team is calling for expressions of interest ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch Named One Of TIME's 2021 World's Greatest Places

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 3:20 pm | ChristchurchNZ

ChristchurchNZ are thrilled to confirm Ōtautahi Christchurch has been included in TIME’s 2021 World’s Greatest Places . The magazine’s annual travel guide includes 100 destinations “offering visitors an extraordinary experience that’s ... More >>

Festival Of Brass Hitting The Streets In Christchurch

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 10:12 am | ChristchurchNZ

Musicians from across New Zealand are polishing their brass and marching boots ahead of fierce competition and public display at the 2021 Festival of Brass. The event runs from 14-18 July and includes the 2021 National Brass Band Championships, a selection ... More >>

Christchurch Welcomes An International Feature Film

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 4:48 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Ōtautahi Christchurch’s new motorways could double as American roads in a production being filmed in the city in June. Kiwi producer Matt Noonan ( Hunt for the Wilderpeople ), who just wrapped production on The Royal Treatment — filmed entirely on location ... More >>

Welcome Help For South Island Tourism Regions Hit Hard By Covid-19

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 12:41 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Two key Canterbury tourism regions are among the five South Island communities targeted for specific support through a $200 million Tourism Communities Plan announced today by Tourism Minister Stuart Nash. He announced a raft of measures aimed at supporting ... More >>

Specialised Start-Up Support Continues For 25 Covid-Impacted Jobseekers

Friday, 16 April 2021, 1:47 pm | ChristchurchNZ

25 jobseekers with aspirations of starting their own business have been selected to take part in a specialised accelerator programme giving them direct access to local mentors, start-up specialists and seven weeks of business masterclasses to ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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