Christchurch nominated as top destination in New Zealand  

Christchurch nominated as top destination in New ZealandChristchurch nominated as top destination in New Zealand

Christchurch has been nominated in an annual consumer poll conducted by Experience Oz + NZ for the title as one of New Zealand’s Top 10 Destinations.

‘New Zealand’s Top 10 Destinations to Experience,’ a major international and domestic poll now in its fifth year, receives thousands of votes with the aim of highlighting ideal travel destinations.

Speaking on the nomination, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is delighted that the city has been nominated for the ‘New Zealand Top 10 Destinations to Experience’. “Christchurch is re-emerging as a destination in its own right.

There are plenty of exciting things happening here, the central city is really coming back to life and the internationally renowned Christchurch Adventure Park is set to reopen next month after the Port Hills fires. “It really is a place that has something for everyone. As the international gateway to the South Island of New Zealand, we know that it’s the iconic imagery of the South Island that encourages most visitors to come to New Zealand in the first place!”

If you’ve visited Christchurch in the past, be prepared to get blown away. With an immense amount of change already underway visitors can take full advantage of the new dining, accommodation and cultural opportunities on offer.

Experience Oz Marketing Manager Matt Hobbs said ‘ Top 10 Destinations to Experience’ consumer poll is great for highlighting the best kept secrets of different regions, past entries of the poll have helped put some of New Zealand’s smaller destinations on into the international travel consciousness.

“As it stands today, Christchurch is something of a dining mecca, with a strong coffee culture and numerous 5-star dining opportunities to delight the culinary aficionado,” Mr Hobbs said.

In all, the city’s positive vibe and ability to pick itself up and get on with things while re-branding itself creatively in the process coupled with its plentiful surrounding adventure and natural highlights makes Christchurch one of the truly more unique destinations to travel.

To view all of New Zealand’s nominated destinations visit:

Experience Oz is the leading source for travel experiences in Australia and New Zealand, providing detailed travel advice and a comprehensive catalogue of over 3,000 tours, attractions and activities across both countries.

Source = Experience Oz + NZ
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