Christchurch recognises medical convention delegates one year on

Last year when Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand were holding their conference during the Christchurch earthquake, they never anticpated that one year on they’d be recognised for their lifesaving efforts at the same conference in Darwin.

Christchurch inaugurates new stadium

Cantabrians weren’t just celebrating a much-needed Crusaders victory over the Cheetahs last Saturday, but the opening of a new temporary Christchurch Stadium that can hold up to 34,000 people.

VIDEO: Heritage’s Shearer frustrated with Christchurch delays

It’s been a little over a year since the earthquake that devastated Christchurch on February 22, 2011 and Heritage Hotels’ Chief Operating Officer Jeff Shearer says the delays in reopening the company’s hotels has been a frustrating process.

Christchurch conferencing capabilities returning

Christchurch & Canterbury Convention Bureau manager Leonie Ashford says outside of the CBD there are several venues capable of hosting large conferences, all of which are undamaged and fully operational

Christchurch tourism takes first steps to recovery

Christchurch’s tourism industry has taken its first steps towards recovery, opening some core services for the first time since the February 22 quake and the National Crisis Management Centre has now removed its non-essential travel restrictions for Chris


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