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Christchurch outlines Garden City recovery plans

Christchurch outlines Garden City recovery plans

3 August 2012 Focus

Christchurch, New Zealand, is preparing to move into a new era that will build on its ‘garden city’ heritage to create an accessible low-rise modern central city framed by green spaces - a people-friendly ‘city in a garden’. Recently unveiled plans for the new city blueprint reveal the shape of the post-quake 21st century city that is bordered with green spaces and capitalises on the picturesque Avon River as it meanders through the city.

Tourism New Zealand appoints new regional manager

Tourism New Zealand appoints new regional manager

Danielle Genty-Nott has been appointed to the position of regional manager - UK and Europe at Tourism New Zealand. Danielle started in the London office earlier this year and will lead and manage the Europe and UK public relations and trade operations, and play a key part of Tourism New Zealand’s key relationships in the region.

Eagles Nest taps into social media

Eagles Nest taps into social media

18 March 2012 Focus

The stunning Eagles Nest in New Zealand, set atop of its own private peninsula, has been tapping into social media. Callum Farnell, general manager of the property talks to BTN about some of their latest innovations.