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Lights, Camera, Action: Canterbury’s Screen Industry Gets Funding Green Light Through 2026

Wednesday, 3 July 2024, 10:41 am | Christchurch NZ

Screen CanterburyNZ has secured additional funding from Christchurch City Council for the region’s Screen Production Grant to support the needs of domestic and international production partners. More >>

Statement On The Season 5 New Zealand Sail Grand Prix

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 11:18 am | Christchurch NZ

The Season 5 New Zealand Sail Grand Prix will not be held on Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour in 2025, with SailGP withdrawing from its hosting agreement with ChristchurchNZ for the 2025 event. More >>

Smart City Challenge 2024 Winners

Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 4:59 pm | Christchurch NZ

An innovative technology that significantly reduces the risk and cost associated with energy infrastructure maintenance took out the top award in this year’s Smart City Challenge. More >>

Hottest Ticket In Town: Festival Announces Filmmaker Focused Industry Events

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 10:29 am | Christchurch NZ

A record-breaking 30 world premieres and more than 100 screenings and exhibits across various locations and cinemas in Ōtautahi Christchurch this June, the Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival organisers have released details on the raft of film-maker-focused ... More >>

Conferences Generate Off-Peak Benefits For Christchurch

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 4:04 pm | Christchurch NZ

With a series of high-profile conferences back-to-back, May is set to be high-paced for many local businesses in what is traditionally a quiet tourism month. Large conferences are being attracted to Christchurch for its world-acclaimed new infrastructure, attractive ... More >>

Christchurch Takes Centre Stage When Dark City: The Cleaner Launches March 4

Monday, 4 March 2024, 4:02 pm | Christchurch NZ

A dark television series filmed in in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch is set to put the spotlight on Christchurch and provide a major boost to the screen industry. Dark City: The Cleaner launches on NEON and Sky’s SoHo channel on March 4 with ... More >>

Transport Plan Confirmed For Christchurch Cruise Season

Friday, 3 November 2023, 10:33 am | Christchurch NZ

Ōtautahi Christchurch’s upcoming cruise season starts on Tuesday 7 November, with a revised transport model now confirmed to help make the season a positive experience for both passengers and local residents. A key issue from last cruise season was ... More >>

Life-changing Talent Program Back To Empower Ōtautahi Women Into High-growth Careers

Friday, 27 October 2023, 12:11 pm | Christchurch NZ

PowerUp 2.0 features local women making leaps and bounds in high-value jobs and future-focused careers. Credit: ChristchurchNZ Over the next 30 years Christchurch’s aerospace, tech, health tech, and food, fibre and agritech sectors are set for high ... More >>

New Ōtautahi Christchurch Isite Visitor Information Centre Opening Soon At The Grand In Cathedral Square

Friday, 22 September 2023, 12:18 pm | Christchurch NZ

Today a new site for Ōtautahi Christchurch’s isite was confirmed as The Grand, which is the former post office building in Cathedral Square. ChristchurchNZ worked with Christchurch City Council and Visitor Information Network (VIN is a subsidiary ... More >>

New Mural Honours Wāhine Toa From Ōtautahi's History

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 10:49 pm | Christchurch NZ

Made possible by The Hine te Hiringa – Empower Women Utilising FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 fund, Watch This Space and ChristchurchNZ, the mural celebrates the lives, achievements, legacies and impact of a group of influential wāhine. The women ... More >>

Cloud Security Trailblazer Mukesh Gupta Joins Infoblox As Chief Product Officer

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 4:28 pm | Christchurch NZ

Mukesh Gupta Infoblox Inc., the company that delivers a simplified, cloud-enabled networking and security platform for improved performance and protection, today announced the appointment of Mukesh Gupta as Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer. ... More >>

Lyttelton Community Meeting Scheduled Ahead Of Cruise Season 23/24

Friday, 28 July 2023, 2:59 pm | Christchurch NZ

Last summer after an 11-year hiatus, large cruise ships returned to Lyttelton Port. This was a significant milestone for Ōtautahi Christchurch, with almost 125,850 visitors docking on the new purpose-built Lyttelton terminal between October 2022 ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch Story: A City ‘in Pursuit Of Balance’

Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 12:25 pm | Christchurch NZ

Boosting economic growth, attracting residents, visitors and workers, and creating community pride are all aims of a new identity, or city story, revealed this week to Christchurch people. Drawing on input from thousands of residents, visitors and ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch To Host Global VR Symposium Next Year

Monday, 12 December 2022, 3:10 pm | Christchurch NZ

Christchurch, New Zealand is to host the 29th ACM Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) symposium in October 2023. Over 300 delegates are expected for the three-day programme at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre. The interdisciplinary conference, ... More >>

Christchurch Wins International Association Of Geomorphologists Conference

Tuesday, 1 November 2022, 10:43 am | Christchurch NZ

Christchurch has won the right to host the International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG) Conference in 2026, only the second time this event has come to the Southern Hemisphere. The 11th IAG conference will run for five days at Te Pae Christchurch ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch To Host Economic Development New Zealand Conference

Friday, 30 September 2022, 3:22 pm | Christchurch NZ

Ōtautahi Christchurch will host economic developers from across Aotearoa New Zealand at the Economic Development New Zealand (EDNZ) 2022 conference from 12 to 14 October. The event will include international and national leading figures in economic development ... More >>

A Sea Of Spicy Sights, Sounds And The Chilli Cheese Extreme

Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 10:18 am | Christchurch NZ

 Ōtautahi Christchurch central city came alive with a spicy spirit throughout August thanks to the inaugural Turn Up The Heat event created through a team focused on COVID recovery and activity in the city. The month of Spicy Sounds, Sights and ... More >>

Three Key Takeaways From ChristchurchNZ’s Economic Insights Breakfast

Monday, 4 July 2022, 10:25 am | Christchurch NZ

Innovation, collaboration and education as means to attract talent during the tight labour market was the focus of a ChristchurchNZ-hosted event for 160 business leaders to get an up-to-date look at the Christchurch economy. ChristchurchNZ Chief Executive ... More >>

Christchurch To Host 2024 Royal Australasian College Of Surgeons Congress

Wednesday, 15 June 2022, 9:47 am | Christchurch NZ

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has chosen Ōtautahi Christchurch for its Annual Scientific Congress to be held in May 2024 at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre. The Congress is the largest meeting of surgeons and allied health ... More >>

ChristchurchNZ Appoints Former NZTE Regional Director, Europe As Its New Chief Executive

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 9:39 am | Christchurch NZ

The ChristchurchNZ board has appointed Alison Adams as the new leader of the city’s sustainable economic development agency. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2112/12e3f1e050e5862d91e2.jpeg" width="523" height="720"> Adams has recently returned ... More >>





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