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About Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch, known for its English heritage, is located on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Flat-bottomed punts glide on the Avon River, which meanders through the city centre. On its banks are cycling paths, the green expanse of Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. In 2010 and 2011, earthquakes destroyed many of the historic centre's stone-built buildings.

  • Elevation: 20 m
  • Weather: 17°C, Wind SW at 11 km/h, 59% Humidity
  • Population: 381,500 (2017) United Nations
  • Mayor: Lianne Dalziel
  • Colleges and Universities: University of Canterbury, NASDA
  • Did you know: Christchurch is the third-most-populous city in New Zealand by population (404,500)

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