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Find out the latest news from Christchurch and around the Canterbury region. From upcoming events and promotional campaigns to new tourism products and initiatives. To access images, organise interviews or for any other media enquiries please contact us.

  • Canterbury makes National Geographic Travel's Best Trips List for 2019
    Canterbury has been named as one of the world’s best adventure destinations to explore in 2019.
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  • City Promenade opening event
    Christchurch's new City Promenade will be officially opened this Sunday 25th November at 10am.
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  • Kaikōura’s tourism sector bounces back
    Kaikōura’s tourism sector is doing well two years on from the earthquake that rocked the beautiful seaside town.
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  • $4.3 million development for Hanmer Springs
    Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa has announced plans for five new thermal pools and a new aquatic thrill ride.
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  • Kaikoura Lookout
    Kaikoura Express returns
    Kaikoura Express has returned for the summer with its daily return service from Christchurch to Kaikoura.
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  • Foodies Guide to Christchurch

    Discover delicious food and drinks all over Christchurch! From relaxed cafés and bars to romantic fine dining, the city is packed full of great places to eat and drink. Venture out and enjoy all the amazing tastes of Christchurch.