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New opportunities and new horizons for tourism operators
18 Aug 2017

New opportunities and new horizons for tourism operators

Four more South Island tourism companies have today been named as recipients of the 'New Horizons Fund' support programme to help them make the most of opportunities from the rapidly growing China market.

Cathay Pacific to fly Hong Kong - Christchurch direct from December
7 Mar 2017

Cathay Pacific to fly Hong Kong - Christchurch direct from December

Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time.

International passenger growth drives 13% rise in dividends
15 Feb 2017

International passenger growth drives 13% rise in dividends

Christchurch Airport is reporting an increased profit for the six months to 31 December as a result of strong international passenger growth.

New Zealand's first Smart Shuttle unveiled in Christchurch
26 Jan 2017

New Zealand's first Smart Shuttle unveiled in Christchurch

The future arrived at Christchurch Airport this morning, with the introduction of the fully autonomous Smart Shuttle for New Zealand's first on-road research trial.