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MODE appoints Auckland Studio Director

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 12:07 pm | Mode Partners

International design firm MODE today announces the appointment of leading international architect Mark Burke-Damaschke as it’s new Auckland Studio Director. Marking four years since the practice was established in New Zealand, Mark’s appointment comes ... More >>

In search of the best of wine tourism

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 9:46 am | Mode Partners

Christchurch | South Island, a member of the prestigious Great Wine Capitals Global Network, is calling for nominations for the 3rd annual Best of Wine Tourism Awards which honour outstanding wineries and other tourism related businesses in the network’s ... More >>

Safety first as Christchurch moves on from latest quakes

Saturday, 24 December 2011, 4:36 pm | Mode Partners

Tourism operators and retailers have bounced back quickly from a series of pre-Christmas earthquakes which rattled Christchurch yesterday. More >>

New online guide to what's popping up in Christchurch

Thursday, 22 December 2011, 3:14 pm | Mode Partners

A new blog has been set up to chart Christchurch's recovery and provide visitors to the city with up-to-date information on what is going on and what's popped up at . More >>

Tour company wins international wine tourism award

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 11:47 am | Mode Partners

A trail-blazing boutique tour company has won a prestigious International Best of Wine Tourism Award for its work showcasing Central Otago wines. Appellation Central Wine Tours, which was set up in 1999 when wine making in Central Otago was still ... More >>

Buskers determined to get Christchurch laughing again

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 9:41 am | Mode Partners

It’s brash, colourful and irreverent. It will make you laugh till you cry, and it’s something that is very proudly Christchurch’s. What is it? It’s the Stronger Christchurch World Buskers Festival and its coming soon to the Hagley Park Events ... More >>

Exciting new retail experience awaits visitors to Chch

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 9:39 am | Mode Partners

Visitors to Christchurch can now enjoy one of the most unique shopping experiences in the world thanks to an innovative project that has turned shipping containers into upmarket retail outlets. More >>

New sponsorship brings buskers back to city

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 4:15 pm | Mode Partners

Christchurch’s World Buskers Festival will be back for its 19th year in 2012 with a new naming rights sponsor – the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) – and a new name, the Stronger Christchurch World Buskers Festival. ... More >>

Invite friends and family to visit Christchurch this Spring!

Monday, 29 August 2011, 1:18 pm | Mode Partners

Christchurch residents are being urged to help the city’s tourism businesses by encouraging friends and family to come and visit the city this Spring. In a show of support for Christchurch, Air New Zealand is shaving $50 off the cost of return ... More >>

New home for Christchurch’s i-SITE Visitor Centre

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 3:46 pm | Mode Partners

Christchurch’s i-SITE Visitor Centre is soon to move to a new prominent location beside Canterbury Museum, at the entrance to the Botanic Gardens. The i-SITE will be housed in temporary buildings on a section of the Botanic Gardens’ lawn on Rolleston ... More >>

Popular Irish singer coming to Christchurch

Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 12:06 pm | Mode Partners

Ireland’s leading jazz and blues singer Mary Coughlan is coming to Christchurch on Thursday 28 April for a one-off concert that will raise money for those in need in the city. More >>

Rugby fans still have reason to visit Canterbury

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 4:59 pm | Mode Partners

Christchurch has lost its Rugby World Cup games but Canterbury tourism leaders are urging rugby fans not to by-pass the region. They say Canterbury still has loads to offer rugby fans and that people should push ahead with their plans to explore ... More >>

Old favourites, new faces for premier jazz & blues festival

Wednesday, 9 February 2011, 2:54 pm | Mode Partners

Old favourites and new faces feature in the line-up for this year’s New Zealand International Jazz and Blues Festival. An annual event, the Christchurch-based festival brings together the best jazz and blues musicians from around New Zealand and the ... More >>

World Buskers Festival Christchurch Wait Almost Over

Monday, 17 January 2011, 1:16 pm | Mode Partners

The hearty dose of laughter prescribed to quake-rattled Christchurch residents is about to be delivered, with the opening of the World Buskers Festival. Final preparations for the festival, which begins on Thursday, are being made this week and directors ... More >>

Sapphire Princess marks start of cruise season

Monday, 11 October 2010, 2:34 pm | Mode Partners

Canterbury’s busy cruise season gets underway this month with the first of 59 scheduled cruise ship visits to the Port of Lyttelton. More >>

Christchurch Hottest Holiday-Maker Destination

Wednesday, 17 February 2010, 4:29 pm | Mode Partners

A new poll released today shows that Christchurch tops the list of holiday destinations people want to spend their Easter break visiting. The Mood of the New Zealand Traveller survey by Fly Buys/Colmar Brunton quizzed 1000 New Zealanders aged over 18 about ... More >>

New Hotel Opens its Doors to Job Seekers

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 2:01 pm | Mode Partners

Dozens of jobs will be up for grabs this weekend as the city’s newest hotel, The Marque Hotel Christchurch, opens its doors to job seekers keen to get a foot on the career ladder. More >>

500 good reasons to visit Christchurch

Tuesday, 6 October 2009, 2:05 pm | Mode Partners

With 11 days and 10 nights of non-stop fun, Christchurch’s World Buskers’ Festival offers 500 good reasons why people should visit the Garden City in January. More >>

Clever ideas and free advice at Canterbury Expo

Wednesday, 26 August 2009, 1:41 pm | Mode Partners

Hotel Grand Chancellor, 15 September 2009 9am-4pm Free entry and prizes Register at More >>

Have a whale of a time in Canterbury

Friday, 3 July 2009, 2:54 pm | Mode Partners

School holidaymakers can get two sleep-ins for the price of one and twice the fun if they book online for a winter getaway in Canterbury at Over 25 hotels, motels and lodges throughout the region are offering two nights for ... More >>