Canterbury is the largest region by area in New Zealand. Located in the South Island of New Zealand, and home to Christchurch, the "Garden City", Canterbury is a place of coastal and mountain experiences. The beautiful Canterbury plains are hemmed on one side by the rugged Southern Alps and by the Pacific Ocean on the other side.
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Coastal and mountain experiences combine to make Canterbury a place where there's something for every traveller. In Canterbury you'll find many worlds within one region. more

Popular tourism destinations in Canterbury include Christchurch City, Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs, Timaru, Lake Tekapo and Mt Hutt.

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