Additional improvements are being made to the Naval Point area in preparation for the SailGP event at Lyttelton Harbour on 29-30 January 2022.
Northland and Christchurch have been named in TIME’s third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places.
Ravenscar House Museum set to open to public in October.
Christchurch City Council will vote on Thursday on the preliminary design for the new Canterbury Multi-Use Arena.
Project largely funded by $740,000 grant from Tourism Infrastructure Fund and approximately $250,000 from Ashburton District Council.
Queenstown is the only centre lagging on most hotel indicators.
International science conference and Australasian ports conference also slated for this year.
Around 8100 visitor nights are expected to be generated by event
Australian spend quadrupled in Queenstown and more than doubled in Auckland and Christchurch from April to May.
Permits for Lime and Flamingo due to expire end-August.
Next phase of design to be presented to council later in year.
Existing building on site to be removed over next year.
Work expected to take six months to complete.
Lighting to form part of Matariki season event on 10 July.
Occupancy at Christchurch hotels was steady in the week ending Saturday June 19, with weekly occupancy at 55.4%.
Skyline Enterprises will not pay a dividend for FY21 as uncertainty around return of international visitors remains.
Series of two-metre tall cubes to depict Ngāi Tahu stories about stars in Victoria Square.
Positions include those related to running audio-visual, food services, events coordination.
Partnerships and collaborations are a priority for ChristchurchNZ’s new tourism boss.
Suffragist received news of vote for women in garden at house.
Operator Wyndon Aviation says it is unaware of any reason why its Robinson 44 helicopter crashed on Saturday.
Wider ExploreCHC campaign developed in partnership between Mackenzie, Mid Canterbury, Selwyn, Hurunui, Kaikōura and West Coast RTOs and Christchurch International Airport.
ChristchurchNZ is taking a “subject-specific” approach to attracting business events to the city, says Loren Heaphy.
Hanmer Springs will hold its first Winter Festival next month.
Caution urged for long weekend amid warnings of washouts, slips, windfall and general flooding.
The venue’s technology makes it more than just a pretty face, says its GM.
More Southern Lights by Flight trips have been scheduled from Christchurch Airport after earlier flights sold out.
Aviation Security has installed new UV light kits at screening points in New Zealand airports with the latest coming online at Christchurch.
Mid Canterbury operators have had to curtail activities but there are hopes of a quick return.
Air New Zealand has added one additional flight per day for the next six days for customers travelling between Timaru and Wellington in the wake of severe flooding affecting the area.
The inaugural Ōtautahi Christchurch South Island Moon Festival is set to illuminate the central business district with a display of art, lanterns, performances and food in September.
Occupancy at Christchurch hotels was steady for the week ending Saturday 15 May, with weekly occupancy at 54.6%, according to STR.
Go Live will be held 24 July, tickets cost $10 for admission to all events.
The 2022 Grow Ōtautahi is set to return to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on 18-20 March 2022.
The next Open Christchurch festival is set for 30 April-1 May 2022
A new heritage museum and an upgraded Theatre Royal is set to open its doors in 2023.
New cinema to be located in Christchurch’s The Landing Shopping Mall.
Resorts are preparing for a season they hope will build on the strength of 2020’s domestic-only surge.
The north Canterbury region has enjoyed a surge in an already strong domestic market.
The event at Christchurch Town Hall returns today reshaped after missing 2020.
The Open Christchurch festival runs from 15 to 16 May.
Christchurch seeks to showcase its revitalisation since the 2011 earthquake as a major theme at the TRENZ Hui 2021 this week.
Construction of three new pedestrian bridges in the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor is expected to start ahead of schedule.
Christchurch City Council has awarded $30,000 to an architectural audio tour project through its newly established Intangible Heritage Grant Fund.
A law change will likely lead to an increase in wine cellar doors and vineyard visitation, says NZ Winegrowers.
Hotel guest nights beat holiday parks and campgrounds for the first time in several months.
The new Tīrama Mai event will feature lighting installations, projections and illuminated artworks within the central city and the seaside suburb from Friday 25 June until Saturday 10 July.
Funding to be used for 14 sites at Opihi, South Canterbury.
But areas near urban centres saw strong growth in visitor numbers.
Expected attendees less than half the number who attended in 2019.