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      • Tourism Partner Press Release,
      • Hospitality

      New Head of Sales for Continental

      16 November 2017 - Continental has announced the appointment of Mark Austin to the role of Head of Sales from late November.

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      • Tourism Partner Press Release,
      • Accommodation,
      • Awards

      Crowne Plaza Christchurch wins silver in national award

      8 November 2017 - The design team behind the stunning new Crowne Plaza Christchurch has won a silver award in a national competition.

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      • Christchurch Convention Centre,
      • Business events,
      • Conference venue

      Christchurch Convention Centre construction underway

      6 November 2017 - Construction is underway on the Christchurch Convention Centre with the first concrete being poured for the foundation.

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      • Tourism Partner Press Release

      ProMag’s suite of events on the move with new owner

      3 November 2017 - Convene Group Ltd, a new company headed by Allyssa (Ally) Eastaugh and Claire Webber, has purchased the exhibition side of ProMag Publishing Ltd’s business.

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      • Tourism Partner Press Release

      Home grown World Jet Boat Champions

      31 October 2017 - Christchurch businessman and jet boat navigator Paul Vernel has become the CX Class World Jet Boat Champion.

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      • Convention Bureau Press Release,
      • Christchurch conferences,
      • Conference venue

      SEWF 2017 in Christchurch this week

      26 September 2017 - Christchurch's largest conference since the earthquakes has spread itself over a "jigsaw" of venues in the absence of a specialised convention centre.

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      • Tourism Partner Press Release

      "Kaikoura Express" - Red Travel launches new service

      18 September 2017 - Red Travel is investing in a new daily service from Christchurch to Kaikoura under the brand name Kaikoura Express.

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      • Tourism Partner Press Release

      New 'Meltonia' released by Melton Estate

      6 September 2017 - Melton Estate is proud to announce the release of “Meltonia™” – a méthode traditionelle created using entirely estate-grown grapes, from West Melton, Canterbury.

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      • Tourism Partner Press Release

      Crowne Plaza Christchurch design agency a finalist in national awards

      4 September 2017 - The design agency responsible for the creative magic that transformed a former office building into the stunning new Crowne Plaza Christchurch is a finalist in a national design award.

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      • Christchurch Convention Centre,
      • Conference venue

      Main works underway for Christchurch Convention Centre

      10 August 2017 - The Government has awarded a $240 million contract to complete the design and construction of Christchurch Convention Centre.

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