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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 >>

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 >>