Red and Black, two colours best viewed with one eye. It’s part of being a Cantabrian.

But recently, that one proud eye has been blind to our sporting success, as some traditional news channels have lost their local focus.

So, after months of consultation, the message was simple.

You want something different. And we’ve listened.

Together with our Athletes, our Sports and our Events, we will tell the stories from the people who created them in a positive and empowering way. We’re working hard to connect our communities via the true fabric of Canterbury, Sport and Recreation.

WeAreCanterbury is dedicated to our successes and learnings from the Waitaki in the South to Kaikoura in the North and every red and black corner of the world.

WeAreCanterbury is different, we will remain that way. That’s our promise to you.





Having carved out a successful Sports Journalism career with TVNZ and MediaWorks Radio, George, a born and raised Cantabrian has continued his path into digital media, designing and producing effective media strategies for events such as Audi quattro Winter Games NZ and Kathmandu Coast to Coast.

George has also produced content for major international brands and news outlets like The North Face, Subaru, Audi, Christchurch NZ, Tourism NZ, BBC, Perform Group, AAP, NZ Herald, RadioNZ, Sky TV, The Olympic Channel, New Zealand Cricket and New Zealand Rugby League.

As the Media Manager for New Zealand Rugby League Paralympics New Zealand and the Audi quattro Winter Games George has also developed an intimate understanding of a high-performance sports environment.



Following a successful career in Television production including as host broadcaster at Olympic and Commonwealth Games, FIFA and World Rugby Events.

Andrew’s  focus turned to developing and implementing communication and content strategies as Media and Communications Manager for Fish & Game NZ (South Island) and then Marketing and Communications Manager for Mainland Football.

Expressing his creative skills, Andrew continually improved the organisations engagement and visibility with its fans, athletes and commercial partners.

Heavily enthused by content creation Andrew is also a technical wiz, a great communicator and creative story teller who’s a proud Cantabrian and a die-hard sports fan.

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