Timaru is a small city on the South Island of , on the east coast at Caroline Bay. It is a seaport and the second largest city in the Canterbury region, located about halfway between Christchurch and Dunedin.

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Roncalli College is a Catholic college in Timaru, New Zealand.

Timaru Boys' High School, established in 1880, is a single sex state secondary school located in the port city of Timaru, South Canterbury, . is situated 2 km west of Timaru. Photo: Grey Geezer, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Educational institution
Aoraki Polytechnic was a public New Zealand tertiary education institution.

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Timaru is a port city in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 157 kilometres southwest of and about 196 kilometres northeast of on the eastern coast of the . Photo: Thomei08, Public domain.


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