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      Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa wins innovation award

      04 October 2018 - Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa are celebrating after taking out the Innovation category of the 2018 EECA Business Awards.

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      New multi-purpose aviation facility takes off in Christchurch

      27 April 2018 - A new era in New Zealand aviation begins tomorrow with the official opening of a $23 million air ambulance, air rescue and tourism aviation facility at Christchurch Airport.

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      Victoria Square restoration work complete

      09 March 2018 - Australasia’s first illuminated electric fountain, the Bowker Fountain, is back to its colourful best with the restoration of Victoria Square now complete.

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      Huge comic strip on Convention Centre site

      6 December 2017 - An application has been made to Guinness World Records to recognise a new hoarding on the Christchurch Convention Centre site as the largest comic strip ever produced by an individual.

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      Christchurch tour operator expands double decker bus service to Auckland and Queenstown

      5 August 2017 - Visitors to New Zealand’s most popular tourism cities will soon welcome a new attraction in the form of large red, classic, and new, double decker buses.

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      New 'hop-on hop-off' double decker bus service coming to Christchurch

      15 June 2017 - Hassle-free Tours announced that they will be launching a new city sightseeing “hop-on, hop-off” double decker bus service to help encourage visitors and residents to get out and explore Christchurch’s many widespread attractions.

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