Christchurch earthquake update
23 Feb 2011
Peppers Clearwater Resort in Christchurch is open for business.
Preliminary inspections show no major structural damage to the property. The kitchen is fully operational with the use of generators and drinking water has been supplied to all guests. Water is available for toilet usage and there is no damage to the property's sewerage system. It is not known when electricity will be restored to the area, be we are optimistic that this may be soon.
Peppers Clearwater still has limited email and phone communication so all phone enquiries are being directed to Peppers Bluewater Resort on 0011 64 3680 7110 (+ 64 3680 7110 if calling from outside of Australia.) Travel agents are requested to call Central Reservations in Australia on + 61 7 5665 4133.
All guests and staff are safe and well and are being taken care of by the Peppers team.
22 Feb 2011
No major structural damage was recorded at Peppers Clearwater Resort in Christchurch. No one was injured.
There are 105 guests and nine operational staff at the property.
Peppers Clearwater Resort is currently operating on emergency electricity and water supplies. Email and phone communication is limited so all phone enquiries should be directed to Peppers Bluewater Resort on 0011 64 3680 7110 (+ 64 3680 7110 if calling from outside of Australia.). Travel agents or wholesalers with booking enquiries should direct their query to Peppers trade-reservations department in Australia on phone + 61 7 5665 4133.
Peppers is contacting guests with forward bookings and are helping these people make new travel arrangements.
The Christchurch Airport is closed.
All staff at the resort have contacted their family to advise they are safe. Working phones have been made available at the property for guests to contact their loved ones.