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Canterbury, New Zealand

Motel Association, NZ, Canterbury

Explore the four seasons and contrasting colours of Christchurch & Canterbury and be inspired by the heart of New Zealand’s South Island.

An hour or two from Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art international airport terminal, discover an astounding variety of experiences. From lush vineyards to sky-piercing mountains, pristine glacial lakes to wild coastlines, Christchurch & Canterbury is a region of remarkable contrast. It’s a place to relax and rejuvenate. Marvel at the landscape where you can walk, cycle, drive, climb, ski or swim.

Witness Christchurch re-emerge, after earthquakes, as a world-leading, smart city. While part of Christchurch’s centre is off-limits, there is still much to do. From the alps to the ocean it is the perfect setting for an unforgettable South Island experience.

There are plenty of MANZ members in this region – use the search boxes below to find them.


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