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Christchurch City updates

Restoration work on Christchurch Town Hall is continuing at pace, according to new information from Christchurch Convention Bureau.

Seating is going back into the auditorium and structural repairs to the fly tower are complete.

Improvements will be made to the James Hay Theatre including the installation of retractable seating and advanced digital technology.

The main Christchurch Town Hall restoration project is expected to be completed in quarter three 2018. Vbase, who owns and operates the Christchurch Town Hall, is taking booking enquiries from March 2019 onward.

The first of the Christchurch Convention Centre’s concrete walls are in place, while concrete pours continue for the auditorium foundation.

Fabrication of the structural steel is underway with the first major delivery expected in April. Construction of the Convention Centre is scheduled to be completed in quarter one 2020, with events to be hosted from mid to late 2020.