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Akaroa Status

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There have been a few questions about the status of Akaroa after the earthquake. Per the Akaroa promotions website, Akaroa is accessible and able to accomodate both vistors and residents displaced by the Christchurch earthquake. By not cancelling your planned vacation you are helping to support NZ.

www.akaroa.com

The following is from their website

Earthquake Update
Our hearts go out to the earthquake victims in Christchurch and know that you are in our thoughts and our prayers. Akaroa has had no earthquake damage. The infrastructure in the Akaroa & the Bays region is functioning as normal. We have power, water and no sewage problems. It is business as usual in town. The road to Akaroa is open and clear and transport is flowing.
Akaroa is ready to welcome visitors. Akaroa infrastructure and services are fully functioning. Highway 75 is open.

Visitor accommodation contact:
Akaroa Visitor Centre 03-304 8600
www.akaroa.com

The website has links for transport as well. From the link for Akaroa shuttle

"Until further notice the following Akaroa Shuttle services are operating:
Christchurch* to Akaroa - Express
8.30 am and 10.00 am

Akaroa to Christchurch
3.35 pm and 4.30 pm

*Departing from Kilmarnock Street (across from the Chateau on the Park)

Akaroa is also providing support to Christchurch and you can read about that on the above website as well, www.akaroa.com

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