Greater Christchurch

Greater Christchurch is a subregion of in the of . It includes the area around , the Waimakariri and Selwyn districts immediately north and south-west of Christchurch respectively, and the scenic Banks Peninsula.
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Popular Destinations

is the largest city in the of , and the third most-populous urban area in the country. Photo: koennz, CC BY 2.0.

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 charming harbourside town on the eastern side of harbour, in southern in the region of . Photo: Flickr upload bot, CC BY 2.0.

is a rural town 25 kilometres north of , in the of . Photo: Kiwi05, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a small town in the foothills of the Torlesse Range on the way to the Craigieburn ski fields and . Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

is a town just north of on the east coast of the South Island of . Photo: Schwede66, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Greater Christchurch

Latitude of center
-43.52° or 43° 31' 12" south
Longitude of center
172.44° or 172° 26' 24" east

Also Known As

  • English: Christchurch and Banks Peninsula

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