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Summer selfie time at our iconic attractions!

We decided that summer was the perfect time to hold a photo competition at our Welcome Aboard attractions – and with much mention of selfies lately, we couldn’t think of a better type of photo! Our Summer Selfie Competition began in mid-January and ran through until the end of February. Our Welcome Aboard office staff… Read More

Christchurch Trams on Track Along our New Extension!

Christchurch Tram #15

After many years of planning, our Christchurch Tram track extension was officially opened last week on 12 February. Our staff (especially our drivers) were all looking very gleeful, as the opening had been a very long time coming after it was originally planned for 2011! The Prime Minister, the Right Honourable John Key, stopped by… Read More

Christchurch Tramway Wins Heritage Tourism Award

Christchurch Tramway nailed a prized Heritage Tourism Award, announced at the Vero Canterbury Heritage Awards ceremony held in the brilliantly-rebuilt Knox Presbyterian Church last week. The Tramway had previously entered in the Heritage Tourism Award prior to the earthquakes, only to be beaten by the DC3-Pionair entry. On that occasion they had to accept second… Read More

500 Annual Passes To Give Away

Tune into More FM 92.1 and be in to win a Welcome Aboard Annual Pass as one of the radio station’s promotions. The much valued pass provides unlimited rides on Christchurch Tram and Christchurch Gondola for one year. It also offers discounts on other company attractions. Welcome Aboard is giving a lot away but believes,… Read More

Enter Flat Man and Phoenix

Flat Man & Phoenix At Gondola Summit

They arrive, one tall and one short. Both wear flowing cloaks and face masks. The Spiderman-like duo do not soar self-propelled to the heights of Mount Cavendish. They step aboard a Christchurch Gondola cabin and glide up the wire.  The taller one checks in as the mysterious Flat Man, and the small guy as five-year-old… Read More