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Start-up Support For COVID-19 Impacted Jobseekers

Monday, 18 January 2021, 9:05 am | Christchurch NZ

People who lost their job because of COVID-19 are offered a chance to kick-start their new business idea as part of an innovative new Christchurch programme. From catering to digital marketing to selling handcrafted goods – business ideas of ... More >>

Retail Spending In Canterbury Up 25 Percentage Points During The First Week Of Level 2

Monday, 25 May 2020, 1:45 pm | Christchurch NZ

The latest figures from Marketview show an increase in retail spending volumes of 25.8 percentage points for the week ending 17 May 2020, compared to the previous week. This included four days at Level 2. New Zealand moved down alert levels at ... More >>

The State Of Canterbury's Export Sector Before COVID-19 Took Hold

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 5:27 pm | Christchurch NZ

Canterbury Exports (January & February 2020) Dr David Dyason and Dr Peter Fieger, ChristchurchNZ economists March 2020 The first two months of 2020 show strong export growth from Canterbury ports with growth of 30.2% in all exports compared ... More >>

Ōtautahi to host 2021 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Final

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 4:02 pm | Christchurch NZ

Ōtautahi Christchurch is set to host the final of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 – a massive coup for the city and the Canterbury region. More >>

Christchurch plan to be NZ's aerospace testbed by 2025

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10:24 am | Christchurch NZ

Christchurch aims to be at the centre of New Zealand’s burgeoning aerospace sector by 2025, according to the city’s aerospace strategic plan released today More >>

Announcing the finalists of the NZ Aerospace Challenge 2019

Monday, 7 October 2019, 3:01 pm | Christchurch NZ

Robotics, satellite data, remote sensing and solar power are just some of the technology featuring in the top eight solutions for the New Zealand Aerospace Challenge 2019. More >>

Christchurch to host inaugural South Island Moon Festival

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 2:33 pm | Christchurch NZ

Get ready Christchurch, a new festival is coming to town in 2020! More >>

ChristchurchNZ | Economic Update June 2019 Quarter

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 12:43 pm | Christchurch NZ

ChristchurchNZ has completed a quarterly economic update for the June 2019 quarter, providing an up-to-date picture of the local economy. More >>

An open letter to Apple from Ōtautahi Christchurch

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:40 pm | Christchurch NZ

ChristchurchNZ didn’t want to just follow suit during this year’s Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. More >>

Antarctica comes to Cathedral Square

Friday, 6 September 2019, 2:26 pm | Christchurch NZ

Spring has arrived in Ōtautahi Christchurch and it’s the time of year when the city welcomes the New Zealand, US, Italian and Korean Antarctic programmes, as they gather here to start their journey down to Antarctica. More >>

A lasting legacy for Christchurch

Friday, 23 August 2019, 3:09 pm | Christchurch NZ

The approval of the Regeneration Plan for the Ōtakāro Avon River Corridor will provide Ōtautahi Christchurch with an important legacy for future generations, says ChristchurchNZ CEO Joanna Norris. More >>

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 >>