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Looking for inspiration? Use our story library to find up-to-date articles and interesting backgrounders about Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region. To access images, organise interviews or for any other media enquiries please contact us.

  • The Arts Centre by Johannes van Kan
    A behind-the-scenes look at The Arts Centre's restoration
    Christchurch-based photographer Johannes van Kan spent years photographing the buildings’ ongoing restoration after they suffered extensive damage in the Canterbury earthquakes.
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  • Biz Dojo Christchurch Coworking
    Christchurch embraces burgeoning international co-working trend
    Christchurch is embracing the burgeoning international trend of co-working, with a wide range of shared work spaces to suit freelancers, entrepreneurs, start-ups and community groups available across the city.
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  • Action_Bicycle_Club_Charlotte_Bebbington
    Stirring up the action for all things cycling
    It is ‘Biketober’ in Christchurch, which means a month-long celebration of all things cycling-related. Action Bicycle Club co-owner Charlotte Bebbington spoke to ChristchurchNZ about the joys of living, working and – of course – riding bikes, in the South Island’s largest city.
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  • Alex Davies Gatherings Chef
    Future of Christchurch food scene 'incredibly bright'
    Gatherings chef and owner Alex Davies shares some thoughts off the back of his restaurant's Best New Metropolitan Restaurant win.
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  • Built to last – Christchurch's incredible new city
    Fans of modern architecture will find plenty to see and photograph in Christchurch.​ Bold new structures are emerging amid treasured historic buildings.
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  • Films showcase intriguing locations and outstanding scenery
    Movie buffs are spoilt for choice when it comes to film locations to visit in New Zealand – and Canterbury is no exception.
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  • Sleeping in nature amid the world’s second largest dark sky reserve
    SkyScape owners Bridget and Bevan Newlands are no strangers to staying in unique accommodation in interesting locations.
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