Christchurch is alive with colour and atmosphere. Set against the majestic backdrop of the Southern Alps and Pacific Ocean, Christchurch is known internationally as the “Garden City”, featuring beautiful gardens which span and colour the city.
Christchurch is the largest city in New Zealand’s South Island and the gateway to the Canterbury region for southern exploration in Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Tekapo and beyond. World class attractions in Christchurch include the International Antarctic Centre, Orana Park and Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.
Christchurch is a vibrant city, home to a thriving hospitality scene with a number of excellent cafés, bars and restaurants. Resilience and innovation are showcased throughout the city’s newly-constructed architecture and art scene.
Christchurch is the home of Mainland Football, one of two Federations in the South Island, as well as the National Women’s League team, Canterbury Pride and the men’s national league team, Canterbury Dragons.