North Canterbury Region Guide
If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday, North Canterbury is the place you want to be.
Located between Christchurch and Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island.
Inland as far as Hanmer Springs a micro climate and abundant with hot springs and hot mud pools north Canterbury serves up the full menu of New Zealand attractions.
From the ocean to the alps, North Canterbury is home to farms, wineries, beaches, ski resorts and intriguing historic sites. As well as the burgeoning wine region of Waipara, North Canterbury boasts the natural wonder of Hanmer Springs hot pools, the isolated beauty of Amberley and Leithfield and the coastal splendour of Gore Bay and Motunau.