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News Update 2

posted May 1, 2016, 2:32 AM by Leasa Ogilvie   [ updated May 1, 2016, 2:33 AM ]
Welcome to the second news update for the Commonwealth Veteran Fencing Championships being held in Christchurch for 17th to 20th November this year.

The organising committee has been working tirelessly towards providing an amazing event and experience for you when you come to Christchurch in November. 

Below are the updates and links to the full information on the Event website....

1. Event Partners: event partners are important for the running of an international competition of high standard. We take this opportunity to thank our partners for their support to Make CVFC2016 a great success. Click on the link to find out more about who our partners are and how they are support us.

2. Getting Around: NZ is a diverse country with much to see and do and getting around can be done by various modes of transport. Thrifty Rental Cars one of our event partners is offering a great deal for those of you coming to Christchurch. Click on the link to find out about the benefits you will get by hiring through Thriftty and the benefits to CVFC by doing so. The link below also takes you to options for transport in Christchurch including bus and tram.

3. Accommodation: Christchurch has a wealth of accommodation options all around the city, including in the CBD as well as motels that are not too far from our competition venue. Click on the link to book your accommodation through our event travel widget run by one of our event partners. This link will give you an overview of all available accommodation in Christchurch. You can also use our widget to book any accommodation anywhere in the world and support our event while getting yourself good deals.

4. Technical Bulletins: Bulletin 1 is out with clarification about format etc. Click on the link below to take you to the technical bulletins page on the website to find out about what they are and for the first bulletin.

5. About Christchurch: This section of the website is a showcase of our city and history and has links to lots of information and activities that you can do while you are here. Check out the video of the city on this page. Click in the link below.

6. What's On In Christchurch: This section showcases major events that take place in our city around the time of CVFC that you may want to attend and add into your itinerary. 

7. Where To Eat: We have 2 sections on our website showcasing some of Christchurch's Eateries which link to the websites of the cafes and restaurants showcased. Plus you can find a link on this section to the Christchurch Website which has lots of wine and dine options on it.

8. Gap Filler & Street Art: These are two initiatives that are new to the CBD of Christchurch and are part of the shaping of the new Christchurch. Well worth experiencing. Click our links on our website to find out more about these. 

9. Neat Places: This is an online guide to shopping, attractions, markets, activities, food and wine, events in NZ's 4 main cities. The makers of this guide want to roll this out for all cities and towns in New Zealand. It is a great guide to help you plan what you want to see and do. 

10. Team Competition Update:  Click the link below for the final Team format update 

11. Venue Map: See the venue in more detail....