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 a region on the east coast of the South Island of . Photo: joka2000, CC BY 2.0.

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

is a region of the South Island of whose hilly country and sheltered valleys produce a variety of climates and some spectacular scenery. Photo: Tiimta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the southernmost region in the South Island of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The is a region of the western South Island of that's long and relatively narrow, squeezed between the Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The region at the top of the South Island of is famed for sunshine, art and craft and alternative lifestyles, and has a rugged farming backbone. Photo: Javiersanp, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region at the north-eastern end of the South Island of , chock full of great food to eat and intriguing sights to see. Photo: Pbsouthwood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the far inland district of Otago in the South Island of . Photo: Tiimta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are a range of mountains that run the length of the South Island of . Photo: MDRX, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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