South Island

The South Island of is characterised by grand, open landscapes and a great sense of freedom in the sparsely populated areas away from the Christchurch and Dunedin conurbations of the east coast.

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is the largest city in the of , and the third most-populous urban area in the country.

is the seat of the region and the second-largest city on the South Island of .

is a world renowned resort town in the of .

is the second oldest settled city in and the oldest in the .


is a region at the north-eastern end of the of , chock full of great food to eat and intriguing sights to see.

The is a region of the western of that's long and relatively narrow, squeezed between the Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea.

is a region of the of whose hilly country and sheltered valleys produce a variety of climates and some spectacular scenery.

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French: Île du Sud, German: Südinsel, Italian: Isola del Sud, Portuguese: Ilha Sul, Spanish: Isla Sur
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