Christchurch, fondly known as the "Garden City", is the South Island of New Zealand’s largest city, boasting a population of 341,000 people. Christchurch is located one-third of the way down the island’s eastern coast, in the province of Canterbury. The city was first founded in 1848 by the Canterbury Association, although one of the Association’s leading members, John Robert Godley, is widely considered the ‘founder of Canterbury.’ A statue of Godley stands in Christchurch’s Cathedral Square, recently restored after having fallen from its plinth in the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake.

Christchurch has a temperate climate with fewer rain days than New Zealand’s other major cities. Its summers are often moderated by a pleasant nor ‘easterly sea breeze, making summer days comfortably warm – although a record 41.6°C was reached in February 1973! Winter nights are cold, often below 0°C, but winter days are generally bright, sunny and calm.

Christchurch is a popular year-round tourist destination, acting as a gateway to the South Island’s many tourist attractions. Within just two hours of Christchurch, visitors can ski, surf, swim, bungy jump, see an array of wildlife, visit award-winning wineries and gardens, and play golf, amongst many other activities. The city hosts several notable annual events that attract visitors from across the globe, including the World Buskers Festival: each January for the past 21 years, dozens of street performers from across the globe have descended on Christchurch for up to ten days, providing audiences with ‘organised pandemonium, non-stop chaos and uncontrollable laughter’ in a series of mostly free-to-attend performances.

Christchurch and Canterbury experienced a sequence of large earthquakes during 2010 and 2011; the most devastating of these was a magnitude 6.3 quake in February, 2011, that caused widespread damage and destruction and the loss of 185 lives. The city’s CBD buildings were decimated, and around 100,000 homes were damaged with 10,000 of those requiring demolition. Recovery is well underway, however, with the ‘Transitional City’ attracting international acclaim for its vibrant, ever-changing streetscape offering plenty of attractions for visitors and residents alike. Destinations like Re:START, an outdoor retail and cafe precinct built using shipping containers, and the Gap Filler Pallet Pavilion, a popular community space created from 3000 shipping pallets, demonstrate the innovations in temporary architecture that the city has employed to boost its social and economic recovery. The New York Times’ ’52 Places to Go in 2014’ ranked Christchurch #2 on their list of destinations, while Lonely Planet rated it one of its top 10 cities to visit the previous year.

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There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
July 29, 2015

Liquidators go after 'fictitious' profit paid out to investors

A bust company that owes clients $7 million has been put into liquidation, with allegedly "fictitious" profits paid out by the Christchurch firm being targeted for possible clawback.
July 27, 2015

Weekend Crystal Healing Certificate Course

Due to many requests from clients, I am happy to announce I will be holding a weekend Crystal Certificate Course is starting on Friday evening 24th and continuing over the Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm.
July 23, 2015

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It's all in how you arrange the thing... the careful balance of the design is the motion.
July 21, 2015

Alarm at high level of silica in rebuild

Some people working to rebuild Christchurch have been exposed to high levels of a chemical compound linked to lung disease and other health hazards.
July 19, 2015

The F Word - Sex Without the Ism

Okay, so the sexes are equal in the eyes of the law. What the F happens now? Fresh from a sell out season at Wellington’s BATS Theatre, Best on Tap Productions presents ‘The F Word – Sex without the Ism’
July 16, 2015

Sheep killed in vicious dog attack

A community on the outskirts of Christchurch is on high alert after a vicious dog attack killed more than 20 sheep over the weekend.
July 15, 2015

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July 15, 2015


Engineering Southland

Todd Engineering
Offering professional engineering and fabrication services from Canterbury to Southland.
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Accountants Christchurch

JL Accounting
Offering excellent Accountancy services devotedly
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Builder Southland

Warren Kennedy Building
Registered Master Builders for new builds, renovations, light commercial and landscaping services.
22nd July, 2015 - Southland
Landscaping Christchurch

The landscape specialists. We deliver the complete landscaping package in Christchurch and Canterbury.
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Flooring Christchurch

Flooring Central
Supply and installation of exclusive hard surface flooring servicing the lower North Island and greater Canterbury region.
22nd July, 2015 - Christchurch
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Ultra Gas and Plumbing
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Carpet Cleaning Southland

CarpetCare South
Southland's best, quality upholstery and floor cleaning services by experts in their profession.
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Clothing Christchurch

Little Worn Labels
Gorgeous babywear & toys gift-boxes for baby & maternity accessories ...including 100% organic cotton baby clothing
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Accommodation Christchurch

Amross Court Motor Lodge
Central Christchurch motel accommodation, the best rates are available on our website.
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Complete Cleaning Solutions
Complete Cleaning Solutions, commercial and domestic cleaning in Christchurch and surrounding areas
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Paving Christchurch

Exclusive natural stone tiles, pavers & walling Timeless beauty for indoors & outdoors Created for prestigious homes & environments
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Engineering Christchurch

Dawson Spring & Wireforms
Spring components and wireforms design service manufactured with quality
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Auto Repairs Christchurch

Cranford Street Garage
The only home for Your top quality, professionally executed, auto-mechanical repairs in Christchurch
3rd June, 2015 - Christchurch
Food products National

Mexican Supplies Limited
The worldwide distribution of delicious, GM free New Zealand grown corn chips
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Personal products and service National

Better Send Off
Everything you need to know to give your loved one the best send off. A funeral is your legacy, your last footprint on this earth.
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Food products National

The Cats & Dogs Dinner Company
Pure NZ natural unprocessed game, farmed meat and fish for your cats and dogs.
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Comfort Group
Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps Residential, Commercial, Transport & Farming | Tailored Solutions New Zealand Wide Custom Builds - Maintenance, Servicing, Repairs on Comfort Group Custom Builds
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Natural Health National

Velvet Energy
Our NZ deer velvet products are available online to improve well-being with their many health benefits.
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Financial Advice National

JRE Business Solutions
Supporting local New Zealand businesses progress with our Kapiti based expert services.
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Natural Coconut Oil Products, treat that someone special in your life or have a little fun by yourself.
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Point of Sale & Accounting Software Solutions Sales, installation & support Developed in NZ for NZ retailers
3rd June, 2015 - National
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Gluten-free mixes, baking powder and recipes.
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Engineering National

Rail & Industrial Resources
Supplying high quality tools, equipments and machinery for a range of rail, industrial and general applications throughout New Zealand and Australasia
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Safety Equipment National

Gaprie Ltd
Safety net supplier, FASET approved safety net training as required by Worksafe NZ
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Hairdressing National

You will love how soft your hair feels with the superior home hair care solution
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For a conference, presentation or trade shows use a amazingly colourful portable display
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Arrow Hygiene
Arrow Hygiene: Supplying New Zealand with cleaning and hygiene products
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Shoe Clinic
Don't pick a shoe, let a shoe pick you. New Zealand's leading chain of sports footwear and apparel stores.
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West Stone Quality landscape Products
House Bricks, Patio & Driveway Paving, Retaining Walls, Schist Stone, Decorative Stones, Sandstone Products and many more...
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The Yarn Queen
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Local Business Of the Month

Engineering Christchurch


Our staff are highly trained, experienced and qualified for all mechanical combustion repair and installation jobs.

At ComMec we specialise in repairing, replacing, installing and servicing a range of combustion and mechanical equipment.

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When it comes to replacing or upgrading old generators, pumps and boilers, our specialists at ComMec can design and build the perfect solution to your office's needs

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Our team of specialist can design, build and install a replacement pump, HVAC or boiler for you and your commercial office. Not only that, but they also provide servicing for the equipment they create.

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We repair almost anything when it comes to mechanical and combustion equipment, and our services ranfe from burners, tubes, vessels, refractory and much more. We'll provide satisfactory repairs for your troublesome combustion and mechanical equipment.
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Upholstery Christchurch

Cover It

We've got it covered when it comes to covering your auto or marine vehicles, come in for your free reupholstering or trimming quote today.

Restoring your furniture and upholstery in and around Christchurch, from repair specialists.

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We'll restore your cherished car's seats like brand new with our professional auto upholstery services. Rest assured the job is in the right hands with Cover It's experienced staff.


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We offer all kinds of covers for your truck, ute, boat or storage! The team at Cover It can cover it with the right kind of cover for your marine or auto vehicle.
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3rd June, 2015 - Christchurch
Accommodation Christchurch

Superior Airport Parking

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Superior Airport Parking will ensure a secure stay for short-term and long-term parking, options are available for any duration of time.

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If you are looking for safe airport parking for your vehicle, Superior Airport Parking offers secure boundary fencing, automatic gates and live-in site managers.

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Concrete Contractors Christchurch

Reliable Foundations NZ Ltd

Make your new home a safe and stable home by building on floating concrete foundations

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RibRaft floating concrete foundations are an innovative solution for both residential and commercial flooring options.

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The Cupolex floating foundation is economically effective and nature-friendly option for concrete foundation.

Underfloor Heating Service

Create a warm and comfortable home for you and your family with an underfloor heating system for your property.
The experts in floating foundation for a safer, more stable home - installation in the New Zealand
3rd June, 2015 - Christchurch
Furniture Christchurch

Office Furniture 2 U

We offer a free delivery anywhere in New Zealand for all of your office furniture needs.

With the online order and free delivery that we are offering on all new products throughout New Zealand, you can have the office furniture that you need at a reasonable price.

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Online store – nationwide delivery free delivery on all new furniture – 0800 633 228
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Business products and services Christchurch

My back office

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We’d want to see you love your work again, regain the joy and excitement you once had and help you gain more quality time outside your work.
3rd June, 2015 - Christchurch
Auto Repairs Christchurch

Cranford Street Garage

We're the Christchurch region's best mechanical repairers, our service is top quality.

Our business is family owned and we are always passionate about helping the customer with all their mechanical repair needs in Christchurch.

Our work is guaranteed and we ensure that your vehicle is repaired and restored to the best of our qualified abilities.

General Repairs

Cranford Street Garage has qualified Christchurch mechanics that use only the highest quality equipment and parts in their repairs including servicing on brakes, suspension, clutch and more.

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No job is too difficult for the trustworthy crew at Cranford Street Garage. Your car will be fixed in no time and better than ever before with our excellent service.

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Conveniently located in Christchurch, Cranford Street Garage invites you to bring your vehicle in and discuss any concerns you may have. Our expert mechanics are also just a phone call away.
Cranford Street Garage, providing the best automotive technical servicing around.
3rd June, 2015 - Christchurch
Vehicle rentals Christchurch


Specialists in trailer and commercial vehicle rentals - we have it all for you!

Hireace is a well established, privately owned and operated nationwide business.

Regardless you are in need of vehicle or trailer leasing packages, we can provide it all to you in a long or short term.

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…The worth for your journey
3rd June, 2015 - Christchurch
Security Services Christchurch

4 Security

Home and Office security systems that are trustworthy, dependable and safe

Superb security, surveillance and alarms made, provided and installed by us at 4 Security.

Not sure on what security system or alarm would be best for you? 4 Security provides only the best products and will help you find the system that's right for you

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If your company needs a new intercom installed, or the home needs a new security alarm, contact us at 4 Security today. We install Bosch alarms, wireless alarms, DSC security and only others of the best, most trustworthy security system brands.

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We're experts in securing commercial properties in Christchurch. Talk to our specialist team about which security camera systems are best suited to your retail shop or office to protect against intruders.

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Protect the contents of your home and office, with secure access cards preventing any surprise break-ins. Rest easy knowing your belongings are being protected by trusted 4 Security systems.
Canterbury Security Company since 2006, Local, Residential and Loyal
3rd June, 2015 - Christchurch

National Business Of the Month

Storage National


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With storage systems, you can make it easier to handle your business. It has to work well with your business and suit perfectly with logistic needs.

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Commercial & light industrial storage

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Education & Institution shelving

Introduction to EDUCATION and INSTITUTION Shelving
Storage technology and shelving systems for businesses in New Zealand. Offers global distribution.
3rd June, 2015 - National
Wine National

Pheasant Creek Wines

No pay delivery in NZ

Purchase Pheasant Creek Wine

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Be a member and be aware of what's new about us: New wine relases, Promos, News in Vineyard, Reviews and accolades.
Rangitikei's very own wine in New Zealand
3rd June, 2015 - National
Book Sellers National

Spinal Publications

It is possible to treat your own or others shoulder back or neck pain.

With the Original McKenzie range of products, you can create an active life which is free of back, shoulder and neck pain without the need for expensive, ongoing treatment.

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Don't let neck pains create headaches for you, treat the pain at its source.


With 100's of pages with great instructions to help you a long you can eliminate your shoulder pain.
Effective, affordable self treatment for life
3rd June, 2015 - National
Printing National

Flag and Banner

Marketing your business has never been simpler

Flag and Banner have a commitment to make your business grow

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Invest in the finest quality flag designs and eye catchy for customers. Striking designs and strong materials are great for an effective marketing.

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Make the most out of your business advertising and designs with easy to assemble banner stands. Talk to our flag and banner makers about a stand that best displays your advertising.

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We are banner designing and banner printing specialists, who can truly help in creating a banner for your business. Surely, it is a cost effective and efficient way to advertise your business.
Servicing Top Quality flags, banners and banner stands Nationwide Reasonably priced NZ made flags and banners
3rd June, 2015 - National
Storage National


NZCSA or New Zealand Cold Storage Associations is a group of companies in the storage and transport of meat, dairy, horticultural and other products that require controlled temperature storage environments.

Associate membership is open for companies or individuals providing goods, services or technical proficiency tat complement the industry.

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Enquiries and Benefits of Sign up

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NZ's membership organisation for cold storage and logistics businesses...
Representing New Zealand Cold Storage & Logistics Businesses
3rd June, 2015 - National
Graphic DesignPrinting National

Baldwin Calendars

Customized calendars for your business online

We provide personalized calendars for your customers so that your brand is with them everyday!

If you need a customised calendar design for 2014 or 2015 then Baldwin Calendars can craft you the perfect gift for your clients. Talk to us about creating a personalised calendar for your business that your customers will use every day.

Wall calendars

Choose from a range of professional looking wall calendars - designed for your business that your customers will want to look at every day.

Promotional booklet calendars

Promotional calendar marketing is a great way to bring your business into the minds of your clients so that your message is with them when they are looking for the events on this month.

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We offer a customized desk calendar that will sit right within the sight of your customers everyday conveying your message as well.
The best choice when it comes to business promotional calendars Servicing new Zealand wide, located in Auckland
3rd June, 2015 - National
Bakers National


We love making 100% organic bread that tastes great and is good for you and your family! hand baked for perfection.

Here at Purebread we are experts in the field of banking organic pizza bases, bread and other yummy treats. We make a huge range of gluten free breads as well, so that you can stay healthy!

We make special products beacause you are special too. Ad we support productive and at the same time taking care of our planet.

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Expand your gluten free options, choose from a wide range of tasty and nutritious gluten free breads and pizza bases.
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3rd June, 2015 - National
Fire ExtinguishersSafety Equipment National

Stock Aid

For Quality P2 masks, get in touch with us1 Click here.

We have just received our latest shipment of Respirator Masks, Super Low Price- Amazing quality, AS/NZS 1716:2003 Approved.

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Quality New-PVC Safety Signs

New to stockaid, wide range of first class quality PVC safety and information signs.
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3rd June, 2015 - National
Car Valet National

Mobile Hand

Here at Mobile Hand our professional team of cleaners can groom and truck, boat car, motorbike, agricultural equipment and much much more.

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If you'd appreciate a punctual valet service that works to your deadlines, exceeds your expectations and gets you back on the road as soon as possible, then talk to us.
Qualified mobile valet services available nationwide for 24 hours a day – 7 days a week.
3rd June, 2015 - National
GasfittingTraining and Education National


Maintain your knowledge and skills and obtain Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points.

Practical and theory for polyethylene fusion methods training are available.

We also teach pipe and cable location as a form of training by learning to use the equipment and identifying services.

Gas Distribution Training

Based on the Motor Industry Training Organisation's standards and NZQA qualifications, or through Industry Training NZ, GASsmart offers professional training for gas distribution in New Zealand.

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Application requirements and practical experience may vary, so within the larger defined, structured course are different levels of electro fusion and butt fusion training made to ensure the success of all trainees.

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Do you know what is below the road/foot path before you start digging? GASsmart provides professional training that helps protect against underground utility strikes. The courses are clearly defined and structured for the different levels of participant's experience.
Training, consultancy and audits for the New Zealand gas industry and gas fitters
3rd June, 2015 - National