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The 2021 South Island Moon Festival Has Been Cancelled

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 2:34 pm | Christchurch NZ

Due to ongoing uncertainty about COVID-19 Alert Levels, the 2021 South Island Moon Festival has been cancelled. The festival, which was scheduled for November 18 – November 21, 2021, was to be an open-air gathering as opposed to a seated, ticketed ... More >>

NZ Sail Grand Prix Christchurch Event Cancelled

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 10:57 am | Christchurch NZ

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, SailGP has confirmed the cancellation of the New Zealand Sail Grand Prix Christchurch event. More >>

Million-dollar regional screen production grant

Friday, 3 September 2021, 2:00 pm | Christchurch NZ

The Screen CanterburyNZ Production Grant is set to kick Canterbury’s screen sector into high gear as global demand for screen content is at an all-time high. The grant is the first of its kind in New Zealand, and will provide just under $1.5 million ... More >>

MIQ Denial A Hurdle To Christchurch SailGP Season 2

Monday, 16 August 2021, 2:08 pm | Christchurch NZ

SailGP has had its application for MIQ places for sailors and support crews for the Season 2 Christchurch SailGP event declined. More >>

Peterborough Central Site To Be Developed By Local Companies

Saturday, 12 June 2021, 5:31 am | Christchurch NZ

Established Christchurch developers will start work this year on the Peterborough Central development on the vacant city central city site opposite the Town Hall. The site of the former Christchurch Convention Centre will be transformed with the ... More >>

Kaitōrete Spit Project To Boost Canterbury’s Aerospace Industry

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 9:28 am | Christchurch NZ

May 30, 2021: Today the Crown and Kaitōrete Ltd announced the launch of their joint venture, Project Tāwhaki. The joint venture has purchased 1000ha on the Kaitōrete Spit to both protect and rejuvenate the Kaitōrete environment and to develop aerospace ... More >>

Christchurch Is Hiring

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 9:39 am | Christchurch NZ

Jobs. Jobs. Jobs. That’s the key message of a campaign launched this week aimed at attracting skilled workers to Ōtautahi Christchurch. Over the next 15 years Christchurch needs an additional 70,000 workers to fill vacancies created by an aging population ... More >>

Christchurch A Winner As Government Confirms Scott Base Redevelopment

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3:05 pm | Christchurch NZ

ChristchurchNZ is delighted the Government confirmed funding in today’s Budget announcement for the redevelopment of Scott Base in Antarctica, New Zealand’s home on the icy continent. Ōtautahi Christchurch is one of only five Antarctic Gateway ... More >>

Future Skills And Careers Event – All You Need To Know In One Place

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 2:47 pm | Christchurch NZ

Power Up , on 3 June from 12.30pm to 5.30pm at the Christchurch Town Hall, will feature a series of seminars and a large expo area with open access to industry and study experts who can provide tailored advice on career and study options. Seminars ... More >>

Three-year Partnership Between ChristchurchNZ And Crusaders

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 1:54 pm | Christchurch NZ

Understanding audiences and increasing visitation for rugby matches in Ōtautahi Christchurch are the driving forces behind a new partnership between ChristchurchNZ and the Crusaders. The three-year partnership was signed in December 2020 and represents ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch Embraces PRIDE Week 2021

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 9:25 am | Christchurch NZ

A huge central city art installation will kick off PRIDE Week in Ōtautahi Christchurch. <img src="" width="720" height="540"> Photo credit: ChristchurchNZ ... More >>

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 >>