Flights to Christchurch
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Welcome to a lively city in evolution, managing artistically with the aftershock of NZ’s second-worst natural disaster. Christchurch is identified as the Garden City and is currently boasting into road cones and repurposed shipping containers. Friendly locals, plentiful notable arts institutions, the spectacular Botanic Gardens and inner-city streets art projects are the attributes of this place.
Understand the geography of Christchurch
Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, located at the edge of the Canterbury plains. The River Avon rambles through the central city and interrupts the consistent rectangular arrangement of the city streets. Several prevalent destinations such as Kaikoura, Akaroa, Mt Hutt and South Canterbury are less than two hours’ drive from Christchurch. Its tourist attractions embrace Botanical Gardens, Lyttelton, Sumner, Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula