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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.

  • New cultural centre for Christchurch
    Waka tours on the Avon River are set to become a new central city attraction with Ōtākaro Limited divesting the site to Ko Tāne, for the development of a riverside cultural centre.
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  • GODZone
    World's Best Prepare For Adventure Racing Glory at GODZone
    The battle lines have been drawn for the upcoming GODZone adventure race being held in Canterbury from the 10th– 17thMarch with over 250 athletes from around the world vying for a win.
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  • Christchurch set to host New Zealand’s top tourism innovators
    The Lightning Lab Tourism, with principal sponsor Christchurch Airport, is challenging participants to find solutions for issues facing the tourism industry in New Zealand.
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  • Christchurch Night Noodle Markets turns up the heat for 2019
    Cantabrians are in for a finger-licking treat at this year’s Night Noodle Markets, returning to North Hagley Park on Waitangi Day for 12 nights.
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  • Museum Visitors Top 800,000 for First Time
    A record 802,595 people visited Canterbury Museum and Quake City, its special exhibition telling stories from the Canterbury earthquakes, in 2018.
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  • What to See & Do

    Christchurch is the gateway to the Canterbury region and the spectacular experiences you will have within the South Island of New Zealand. Explore the range of activities and attractions we have on offer.

  • 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.

  • TOP 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Christchurch

    We have put together a list of the best places in Christchurch to take awesome photos for Instagram! 

  • Explore Canterbury Destinations

    From the Pacific Ocean, across the Canterbury Plains to the majestic Southern Alps. You'll find something special in Canterbury.

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