Christchurch & Canterbury

Ōtautahi Christchurch – a vast treasure trove of landscapes and experiences.

A vibrant place of contrast.

Explore New Zealand, visit Christchurch.

This is Ōtautahi Christchurch, a revitalised city in the heart of Aotearoa New Zealand’s South Island. Christchurch is a city with an explorer’s mindset, a thriving tech sector, a talent pool serviced by three world-class universities, and an innovation eco-system like none other.

Rediscovering their past and inventing its new future

Next to the beautiful heritage buildings in Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand a modern CBD takes shape. With new and exciting places opening almost every day, sometimes it’s hard to keep up!
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Canterbury is filled with amazing people and diverse businesses.

The time has come to support our locals, spend where we can, and explore our own backyard. Explore Your Place is a ChristchurchNZ initiative encouraging people to ask – am I keeping it local? By doing this, you can save jobs, support their city, and get through these unprecedented times together.

#ExploreYourPlace #SupportChch

Explore new horizons, a vibrant city of contrast, ancient landscapes, our amazing backyard from the mountains to the sea.

For more information, what to do or what’s on, make sure you visit Christchurch’s official website.

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