New Zealand's South Island - Christchuch & Canterbury (PDF Chapter)
This is the Christchurch & Canterbury chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Zealand’s South Island guidebook.
Nowhere in New Zealand is changing and developing as fast as post-quake Christchurch. The scaffolding is coming down, the hospitality scene is flourishing and the central city is once again drawing visitors to its pedestrian-friendly streets.
- experience the dynamic rebuilding and re-emergence of post-earthquake Christchurch
- meander through Christchurch’s beautiful green heart, the Botanic Gardens
- marvel at the otherworldly views of Mackenzie Country and the surreal azure blue of Lake Tekapo from the top of Mt John
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Christchurch & Around, Lyttelton, Banks Peninsula, North Canterbury, Lewis Pass, Hanmer Springs, Waipara Valley, Central Canterbury, Selwyn District, Arthur’s Pass, Methven, Mt Somers, South Canterbury, Timaru, Inland & Mackenzie Country, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.
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