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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.

  • Legitimacy at the heart of Christchurch’s newest Māori culture experience
    He Tāngata, a new Māori cultural experience opened at Ngā Hau e Whā, New Zealand’s only official national marae in Wainoni, Christchurch.
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  • Restoring Christchurch's iconic Arts Centre
    A major milestone on the restoration of Christchurch’s iconic Arts Centre, Te Matatiki Toi Ora, will be reached this Christmas when stage one of the work is complete.
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  • Exploring Christchurch and Canterbury by V8 trike
    From working in stock exchanges in London and Zurich to finding the perfect work life balance living back in Christchurch and taking people out touring on V8 trikes.
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  • All about Aotearoa
    Christchurch's only central city wine bar is showcasing the best food and wine Aotearoa has to offer visitors and locals alike - plus giving them the chance to do a cheeky bit of shopping.
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  • Getting to know Akaroa from the seventh generation
    A direct descendant of Akaroa’s very first French settler has set up a tour guiding business in the popular seaside town.
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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.

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

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