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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.

  • Murray Crane Crane Brothers Credit Kenrick Rhys
    Murray Crane returns to roots with Christchurch store
    The founder of contemporary menswear business Crane Brothers, Murray Crane, has announced a return to his Canterbury origins with the opening of a central city store.
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  • Christchurch i-SITE wins innovation award
    The Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Centre has won an Innovation Award for its creative approach to working within the limits of a heritage building, while still providing an outstanding experience for visitors.
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  • Kaikoura Museum
    Inside the craypot – the Kaikoura Museum
    The new Kaikoura Museum is jam-packed with visually-rich installations and great storytelling.
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  • The Changover Laura and Jacko
    Margaret Mahy adaption The Changeover to premiere in Christchurch
    The supernatural is alive and well in Christchurch with the world premiere of The Changeover at the Isaac Theatre Royal in central Christchurch on September 25.
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  • Put a spring in your step with the Breeze Walking Festival
    The Breeze Walking Festival is back for 2017 and it's bigger than ever before with more than 50 walks on offer.
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  • Night sky magic in store for stargazers and astro-tourists
    Stargazers and astro-tourists will be treated to three days of night sky magic at the Aoraki Mackenzie Starlight Festival.
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  • Mt Hutt Coming down Towers 2017
    Mt Hutt open for all of Kiwi school holidays
    Mt Hutt will remain open until the end of the New Zealand school holidays thanks to weather not experienced in about a decade.
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  • Get your tickets to New Zealand's most exciting spring festival
    NZ Cup and Show Week runs from November 11 to 18 and combines racing, fashion and agriculture.
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  • Heritage buildings' restoration wins innovation award
    The sensitive treatment of heritage features during The Arts Centre’s ongoing restoration has resulted in a national engineering award.
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  • Joy Sajamark

    Media Marketing Executive

    Where’s Joy? She’s enjoying the first snow of the season in Lake Tekapo - a picturesque 3.5-hour drive south of Christchurch.

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    Joy Sajamark
  • Anna Pearson

    Media Content Executive

    Where's Anna? She's hiking the Edwards - Hawdon route in Arthur's Pass National Park - in the heart of the Southern Alps/Kā Tiritiri o te Moana.

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    Anna Pearson
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