Canterbury is a region on the east coast of the of . The Canterbury Plains stretch from the Conway River in the north, just south of , to the great Waitaki River in the south, just north of .

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is the largest city in the of , and the third most-populous urban area in the country. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small city on the South Island of , on the east coast at Caroline Bay. Photo: Heather Rainbow, CC0.

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is dominated by 's two highest mountains, Aoraki/Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. Photo: Petero9, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the seaport satellite town of in , lying just over the Port Hills from Christchurch. Photo: ויקיג'אנקי, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a subregion of Canterbury in the of . Photo: memorius, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the heart of the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand's . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a subregion of Canterbury, in the of . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the northern part of the Canterbury region on the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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