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Explore Ōtautahi Christchurch

  Ōtautahi 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 no other. Christchurch is a city focused on the future, with sustainability at its heart. Click here for more information on Christchurch City Council’s Climate Change Strategy.


  It’s easy to get here – the airport is New Zealand’s second largest, with regular daily flights between other cities and regional destinations across the country. The CBD is an easy 15-minute drive from the airport and once here, the flat compact central city is easy to explore, with most accommodation just a short walking distance to your conference venue, as well as retail and hospitality hubs.


  The central city is full of new experiences – check out the hospitality and entertainment on offer as well as amazing street art and hidden laneways. To get a taste of the city and region, check out everything there is to explore while you’re here.


  The Canterbury region is filled with diverse landscapes and unforgettable moments. Winter in Canterbury is spectacular. Crisp, calm blue-sky days and crystal clear nights ensure some of the best stargazing on the planet, or check out the many regional ski fields, most easily accessible from Christchurch. Canterbury has everything on offer from high adrenaline to pure relaxation, incredible scenery, wildlife experiences, wineries and more. Check out this winter guide for lots of great ideas.