No rooms at Christchurch hotels during Cricket World Cup 2015

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Thousands of crickets fans have descended on Christchurch for the opening of the Cricket World Cup, packing out the city’s hotels and motels. Only a handful of rooms are left in a city that “seems to be growing” in anticipation of one of the world’s largest sporting events. There was a “genuine, general feeling of excitement” New Zealand Motel Association (NZMA) chief executive Michael Baines said. NZMA members had room for six people across Christchurch as of 4pm on Wednesday. Moteliers were sharing room information on NZMA’s Duty Motel internet…

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