Tīrama Mai lights up the central city

Christchurch's city centre is shining bright this week thanks to Tīrama Mai. If you haven't been into see the lighting displays, you've still got time as the festival runs through until Sunday 3 July.  See a map of where the lighting installations are located.

28 Jun 2022

America’s terror attacks remembered

The 20th anniversary of the 11 September 2001 terror attacks has been marked in Christchurch with a solemn gathering at the site of the Christchurch Firefighters Memorial – a sculpture made from five twisted steel girders that were salvaged from the destroyed World Trade Center.

11 Sep 2021

Ko Tātou, Tātou We Are One

A national remembrance service has been  held to remember the 51 people who died in the attacks on the Christchurch mosques two years ago.

15 Mar 2021

Hot moves on a hot summer day!

It was wheels up at Washington Way Skate Park today as some keen skaters made the most of a scorching summer day.

7 Jan 2021

Daffodils spring into bloom

Today is the 30th anniversary of Daffodil Day - the Cancer Society's popular fundraiser.  To celebrate the occasion and the pending arrival of spring,  we captured these beautiful images of the daffodils in Hagley Park.

28 Aug 2020

Indoors is the best place to be …

On the streets of Christchurch, the stay home, save lives message appears to be getting through during the COVID-19 lockdown.

30 Mar 2020

Culture Galore Festival

Culture Galore at Ray Blank Park celebrated Christchurch’s diverse ethnic culture with fun, food, music and laughter.

22 Feb 2020

At play in the city centre

The Margaret Mahy Playground has been a holiday hot-spot for kids of all ages.

15 Jan 2020

Prince Charles and Camilla in Christchurch

Prince Charles and Camilla on a walk-about in Cathedral Square.

22 Nov 2019

Town meets Country at The New Zealand Agricultural Show

Christchurch flocks to see creatures great and small at the The New Zealand Agricultural Show 2019

13 Nov 2019

The colours of Diwali

Christchurch's Indian community celebrates Diwali in colourful style in Cathedral Square.

6 Nov 2019

Discover Travis Wetland

Travis Wetland is the last freshwater wetland in Christchurch-an important habitat for native wetland plants and birds.

6 Nov 2019