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Why Christchurch & Canterbury?

Canterbury is renowned for its picturesque beauty, from coastline to alpine landscapes. At its heart sits Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand’s newest and second largest commercial centre.​

The city has achieved international acclaim for its creative and clever urban design, evidenced by inspiring street art, new architecture, and a range of new retail, hospitality, innovation, arts and entertainment precincts. ​

Within an hour from the city, productions can be filming at a sea port, wheat fields, alpine environments, on braided rivers, surf breaks, rolling hills, farm plains, lakes, geographic rock, historic buildings, English gardens, sleepy little town centres, sheltered bays and so much more. ​

Ōtautahi Christchurch is the perfect destination to support New Zealand to deliver on large scale media productions.

Here are a few more reasons ...