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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.

  • Museum Visitors Top 800,000 for First Time
    A record 802,595 people visited Canterbury Museum and Quake City, its special exhibition telling stories from the Canterbury earthquakes, in 2018.
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  • Air New Zealand to operate Christchurch-Singapore service
    Air New Zealand to operate flights between Christchurch and Singapore from December 2019.
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  • Canterbury makes National Geographic Travel's Best Trips List for 2019
    Canterbury has been named as one of the world’s best adventure destinations to explore in 2019.
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  • City Promenade opening event
    Christchurch's new City Promenade will be officially opened this Sunday 25th November at 10am.
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  • Kaikōura’s tourism sector bounces back
    Kaikōura’s tourism sector is doing well two years on from the earthquake that rocked the beautiful seaside town.
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  • Visit Us

    We encourage New Zealand and international travel and lifestyle media to visit and experience our wonderful region year-round.

  • Foodies Guide to Christchurch

    Discover delicious food and drinks all over Christchurch! From relaxed cafés and bars to romantic fine dining, the city is packed full of great places to eat and drink. Venture out and enjoy all the amazing tastes of Christchurch.

  • TOP 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Christchurch

    We have put together a list of the best places in Christchurch to take awesome photos for Instagram!