Air New Zealand today announced a twice weekly Christchurch – Perth Boeing 767-300ER service to operate from December 2013 until April 2014. Timings are as follows:

NZ161 Christchurch 1540 – Perth 1810
NZ162 Perth 1910 – Christchurch 0620+1

It appears that the aircraft will operate an Auckland – Sydney – Christchurch – Perth – Christchurch – Sydney – Auckland pattern.