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Anama, New Zealand

Anama is a sparsely populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is on the Hinds River, with the Ashburton River not far to the north in nearby Mount Somers. Other nearby settlements include Valetta to the east, Ma ...

                                               

Arundel, New Zealand

Arundel is a small rural village about 15 kilometres north of Geraldine, in the Canterbury region in the South Island of New Zealand. It is near the south bank of the Rangitata River, 3 kilometres from Peel Forest, an extensive podocarp forest wi ...

                                               

Ashburton, New Zealand

Ashburton is a large town in the Canterbury Region, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The town is the seat of the Ashburton District, a territorial authority encompassing the town and a number of small settlements within its s ...

                                               

Barrhill, New Zealand

Barrhill is a lightly populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated on the Canterbury Plains, on the right bank of the Rakaia River, about 17 kilometres inland from Rakaia. It was founded by Cathcart Was ...

                                               

Burnt Hill, New Zealand

Burnt Hill is a small rural community in the Waimakariri District, New Zealand. It is named for the small extinct volcano that resides in the townships south-east corner.

                                               

Cass, New Zealand

Cass is a locality in the Selwyn District of the Canterbury region in New Zealands South Island. It is named for Thomas Cass, an important pioneer surveyor in the area. State Highway 73 passes near the town, and the Midland Line between Christchu ...

                                               

Chertsey, New Zealand

Chertsey is a town in the Ashburton District, of New Zealands South Island. It is located close to State Highway 1, which bypasses the town to the west, between Ashburton and Rakaia on the Canterbury Plains. According to the 2013 census 2.493 peo ...

                                               

Cheviot, New Zealand

Cheviot is a town in the Hurunui District of north Canterbury, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is on State Highway 1 approximately 110 kilometres north of Christchurch.

                                               

Clarkville, New Zealand

Clarkville was originally known as Kaiapoi Island, because it was in between two equally large branches of the Waimakariri River. This led to the area being flooded often by the unpredictable Waimakariri River. In the 1860s, farmers cut a new cou ...

                                               

Coalgate, New Zealand

Coalgate is a small town in the Selwyn District of the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. The 2001 New Zealand census gave Coalgates population as 276, and it is located roughly an hour west of Christchurch on State Highway 77. The t ...

                                               

Coopers Creek, New Zealand

Coopers Creek is a small rural community near Oxford, New Zealand in the Waimakariri District, New Zealand. It has only eight roads, and no shops. It has a number of mountains and walking tracks. In 1901, Coopers Creek had a population of 168.

                                               

Courtenay, New Zealand

Courtenay is a settlement in inland Canterbury, New Zealand. It was once important as a place where the Waimakariri River could be forded and was a coach stop on the way to the West Coast. Its decline began when the Midland Line was routed via th ...

                                               

Culverden

Culverden is a small town in the northern Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. In the 2013 New Zealand census, the town had a usually resident population of 426.

                                               

Cust, New Zealand

Cust is a rural village in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located in North Canterbury and comes under seat of the Waimakariri District Council. It is located approximately 16 km east of Oxford and 17 km west of Rangiora. The town is named ...

                                               

Darfield, New Zealand

Darfield is a town in the Selwyn District of the South Island of New Zealand. It is 35 kilometres west of the outskirts of Christchurch on State Highway 73 and on the Midland railway line, route of the TranzAlpine train service. Its population is ...

                                               

Dunsandel

Dunsandel is a small rural town in the Canterbury Region of the South Island, New Zealand. The town is located on the Canterbury Plains just south of the Selwyn River and about 40 km south of Christchurch. Dunsandel is a junction town on SH1, hal ...

                                               

Ealing, New Zealand

Ealing is a lightly populated rural locality on the bank of the Rangitata River in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It has a community hall, a small combined Protestant faith church and a rural fire unit based in the centre of ...

                                               

Eiffelton

Eiffelton is situated on the Canterbury Plains near the Hinds River, which reaches the Pacific Ocean in nearby Longbeach. The small township of Hinds is to Eiffeltons west. Other nearby settlements include Lynnford between Eiffelton and Hinds, Wi ...

                                               

Eyreton

Eyreton, originally known as Eyretown, is a small village in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is named after Edward John Eyre, who at one time was the lieutenant governor of the South Island. It is a rural village located to ...

                                               

Eyrewell Forest

During the 1920s, kānuka was replaced with plantation forestry. The name "Eyre" used for many geographic features in the wider area refers to Edward John Eyre who was Lieutenant-Governor of New Munster Province from 1848 to 1853. Eyrewell was nam ...

                                               

Fairlie, New Zealand

Fairlie is a Mackenzie District service town located in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand. As of the 2013 census, the population was 717. From 1884 to 1968, the town was served by the Fairlie Branch railway, though until 19 ...

                                               

Flaxton, New Zealand

Flaxton is a small rural community in between the towns of Rangiora and Kaiapoi in the Waimakariri District, New Zealand. Local businesses include Flaxton Equestrian Centre and Flaxton Manor, a bed and breakfast.

                                               

Flemington, Canterbury

This article is about the locality in Canterbury. For the other Flemington in New Zealand, see Flemington, Hawkes Bay. Flemington is a lightly populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island.

                                               

Geraldine, New Zealand

Geraldine is a town in the Canterbury Region in the South Island of New Zealand. It is about 140 km south of Christchurch, and inland from Timaru, which is 35 km to the south.

                                               

Glenavy, New Zealand

Glenavy is a small town in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located at the southern extreme of the Canterbury region on the alluvial fan of the Waitaki River, three kilometres from the rivers outflow into the Pacific Ocean. Glenavy was name ...

                                               

Glentui

Glentui is a small rural community in the Waimakariri District, New Zealand. It is well known for Glentui Meadows, a facility frequently used by youth groups and schools for camping. Close to Gentui was Birch Hill Station, a sheep station that wa ...

                                               

Glentunnel

Glentunnel is a small town in the Selwyn District of the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is officially recognised as a "populated area less than a town". The 2001 New Zealand census gave Glentunnels population as 129. It is loc ...

                                               

Gore Bay, New Zealand

Gore Bay is a coastal settlement near Cheviot, New Zealand. It has a surfing beach with summer beach houses and 14 permanent residents. There are two local camping grounds, each with beach access and business. It is a popular New Years Eve venue. ...

                                               

Greendale, New Zealand

Greendale is a lightly populated rural area, part of the Selwyn District, Canterbury, a region of New Zealands South Island. One of the first farmers was Thomas William Adams, a pioneer of forestry and education in the area. Another one of the fi ...

                                               

Hakataramea

Hakataramea, spelt Hakateramea in some older sources, is a rural village located in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is in the Waimate District and sits on the north bank of the Waitaki River at its confluence with ...

                                               

Hilton, New Zealand

Hilton is a locality in the Canterbury Region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located about 10 kilometres south west of Geraldine and boarded by Gapes Valley and Pleasant Valley to the north, Kakahu Bush to the west and Geraldine Flat t ...

                                               

Hinds, New Zealand

Hinds is a small town in the Mid-Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is located on the Canterbury Plains on the south bank of the Hinds River, which reaches the Pacific Ocean between the nearby localities of Longbeach and Lowcliffe ...

                                               

Hook, New Zealand

Hook is a lightly populated locality in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated on coastal plains by the Pacific Ocean and Wainono Lagoon. Hook River flows through Hook into the Wainono Lagoon. The nearest town ...

                                               

Hororata

Hororata is a small town at the northwestern edge of the Canterbury Plains in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located 15 kilometres southwest of Darfield, five kilometres south of Glentunnel, and 50 kilometres west of Christchurch, on the ...

                                               

Huntingdon, New Zealand

Huntingdon is a lightly populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated on the southern bank of the Ashburton River, south of Ashburton. Other nearby settlements include Willowby to the west, Wheatstone, F ...

                                               

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi is a town in the Waimakariri District of the Canterbury region, in the South Island of New Zealand. The town is located approximately 17 kilometres north of central Christchurch, close to the mouth of the Waimakariri River. It is consider ...

                                               

Kaikoura

Kaikōura is a town on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located on State Highway 1, 180 km north of Christchurch. The town has an estimated permanent resident population of 2.210. The town is the governmental seat of the te ...

                                               

Kairaki

Kairaki is a small rural community in the Waimakariri District, New Zealand. As of the 2006 New Zealand census, Kairaki has a population of 225. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "sky eater" for Kairaki.

                                               

Kirwee

Kirwee is a town located west of Christchurch in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It was named after Karwi in India by retired British Army colonel De Renzie Brett. State Highway 73 and the Midland Line railway both pass throug ...

                                               

Ladbrooks

Ladbrooks is a small town in Canterbury, New Zealand. The town is named after the Ladbrooks, who moved to the area in 1842 on the boat the Birman.

                                               

Lake Clearwater (village)

Lake Clearwater is a village in the Ashburton District of New Zealand next to a lake of the same name. A basic camp ground is located between the village and the lake.

                                               

Lake Tekapo (town)

Lake Tekapo is a small town located at the southern end of the lake of the same name in the inland South Island of New Zealand. It had 369 residents according to the 2013 census, being one of five settlements in the sparsely populated Mackenzie B ...

                                               

Lauriston, New Zealand

Lauriston is a lightly populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated on the Canterbury Plains south of the Rakaia River, some 20 kilometres inland from Rakaia. It was named after one of its pioneer settl ...

                                               

Leeston

Leeston is a town on the Canterbury Plains in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located 30 kilometres southwest of Christchurch, between the shore of Lake Ellesmere / Te Waihora and the mouth of the Rakaia River. The town is home to a growin ...

                                               

Loburn

Loburn is a rural community in North Canterbury, New Zealand. It is located ten kilometres northwest of Rangiora and nearly 50 kilometres north of Christchurch. Loburn is a small community, with no shops. Local industries include a cheese factory ...

                                               

Longbeach, New Zealand

Longbeach is a lowly populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is located in a rural area of the Canterbury Plains on the shore of the Pacific Ocean on the northern side of the Hinds Rivers mouth. Nearby settlem ...

                                               

Lowcliffe

Lowcliffe is a lightly populated locality in the mid-Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated on the shore of the Pacific Ocean between the mouths of the Hinds and Rangitata Rivers. Nearby settlements include Coldstream to t ...

                                               

Lynnford

Lynnford is a lightly populated locality in the Mid-Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated between Hinds and Eiffelton on the banks of the Hinds River, which reaches the Pacific Ocean not far to the southeast, between the ...

                                               

Maungati

Maungati is a lightly populated locality situated approximately 18 miles southwest of Timaru in the Canterbury region of New Zealands South Island. It is a small farming community in an area with primarily sheep and cattle farming and some deer f ...

                                               

Mayfield, Canterbury

Mayfield is a small farming settlement in Mid Canterbury, in New Zealands South Island. It is located 35 km from Ashburton on former State Highway 72 at the intersection of the Lismore-Mayfield Road towards the top of the Canterbury Plains. Mayfi ...

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