Welcome to Ōtautahi Christchurch

Christchurch is the city of exploration, a refreshing urban centre full of new secrets to discover. The city has been through some massive changes in the past few years, and the time has come to explore it all.

Christchurch city is transforming into a hub of precincts with world-class facilities, including a new health and innovation precinct, the Metro Sports Facility and a premium boutique convention centre precinct. The city’s design draws on its rich natural and cultural heritage, with a focus on pedestrian-friendly shopping, dining and entertainment areas set alongside the beautiful Otakaro/Avon River, and multiple green spaces framing the city centre. Delegates will enjoy some of New Zealand’s newest event venues and stylish accommodation, all surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes perfect for both relaxation and adventure.

Dining

When the sun goes down, the lights turn on – go and explore many of our dining hubs. From classy & intimate restaurants to courtyard bars & foodie hives filled with international flavours, there's something to suit everyone's tastes. Christchurch is the perfect city to dine out.

Transport

Christchurch city centre is a short 20 minutes' drive from the airport and several transport hubs. There are so many ways to travel in and around Christchurch – from hiring a vehicle to journeying by tram, bike, ferry, scooter or on foot.

Renowned for the timeless beauty of its parks and gardens, Christchurch is a now a city focused on the future, after major earthquakes changed the city’s landscape forever.

To find out more about what Christchurch can offer visit their website.