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  • Christchurch to host major tourism conference in 2019
    Christchurch is gearing up to host next year’s annual Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) Tourism Conference.
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  • Akaroa among Australasia’s best cruise destinations
    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.
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  • Coastal Pacific returns to service
    KiwiRail are delighted to confirm this well-loved service will be running again this summer, allowing thousands of travellers from around the world to once again enjoy this spectacular coastline by train.
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  • Marie Shannon exhibition opens at Christchurch Art Gallery
    A significant exhibition of work by Auckland-based artist Marie Shannon opens at Christchurch Art Gallery this Saturday.
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  • #ExploreChristchurch campaign kicks off
    City leaders have launched a campaign to encourage residents to reconnect with the city centre and stimulate economic activity throughout the winter months.
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