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Ōtautahi Christchurch is a city of good times, where people come together and have a little fun. We celebrate the arts, world-class sporting heroes, innovative business and diverse communities; the calendar is always full and we wouldn't have it any other way. 

Football Ferns And New Zealand Flag

6 & 9 April 2024

Ford Football Ferns v Thailand

The Ford Football Ferns are coming back to Ōtautahi, Christchurch and will be squaring up against Thailand at Apollo Projects Stadium on Saturday 6 and Tuesday 9 April! Grab your tickets and head on down to see the team in action on home soil following the success of the FIFA Women’s Football World Cup last year!

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23 April 2024

PowerUp Your Career

Are you a professional migrant looking to grow your career in Christchurch? This workshop will help you gain confidence and tools to navigate your career in NZ. This interactive workshop is designed to help you: Understand the Christchurch labour market, including the range of career options. Identify and articulate your unique range of skills. Learn tips and techniques to land your next role and make connections.

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Black Ferns

19 May 2024

Black Ferns v Canada

The Black Ferns are coming back to Ōtautahi, Christchurch for a Sunday afternoon blockbuster against Canada! This will be a welcome return for international Rugby at Apollo Projects Stadium. We can’t wait! Get out and support these AMAZING wahine toa! Get to the front of the queue for Black Ferns tickets.

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Doc Edge

June | July 2024

Doc Edge

Doc Edge is an Academy Awards® qualifying international documentary festival held annually and online. It showcases the best films from New Zealand and around the world and includes Doc Edge Awards, celebrating excellence in filmmaking, Doc Edge Schools, an educational programme for students Year 5 to Tertiary, Doc Edge Exhibition, a showcase of digital interactive storytelling and Doc Edge Industry (Forum and Pitch), bringing together local and international film, TV and other media professionals to learn and connect.

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Innovation Expo Stage

23 - 28 September 2024

Innovate Ōtautahi

Come and join us here in Ōtautahi Christchurch where the city will be buzzing with business, startups, aerospacers and tech talent. The city will host three epic innovation-focused events that will challenge you, make you think differently and offer you the opportunity to help build a better future.

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Tall Blacks

25 November 2024

Tall Blacks vs Chinese Taipei

We are excited the Tall Blacks are heading to Ōtautahi Christchurch for a FIBA 2025 Asia Cup Qualifier at Wolfbrook Arena. After several strong performances during the FIBA 2023 Basketball World Cup, and in a year with the 2024 Olympics, the Tall Blacks will return home in November 2024 to continue their qualification journey for the FIBA 2025 Asia Cup.

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New Zealand Squash Open

4 - 9 March 2025

2025 New Zealand Squash Open

The iconic Isaac Theatre Royal is set to play host to the world’s best squash athletes, with the venue secured for the 2025 New Zealand Squash Open in Ōtautahi, Christchurch. The theatre, which was built in 1908, will be decked out with a glass court on stage, allowing fans a spectacular view as the event is contested from March 4th to 9th, 2025. The location will be especially significant for Paul Coll who grew up in Greymouth and went to school in Christchurch. We are really looking forward to the Open coming to Ōtautahi Christchurch next year!

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