Motorhome Hire at Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch is a city in New Zealand and is found on the east coast of the South Island. Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand with a population of over 350,000. Christchurch is in the region of Canterbury.

 

Christchurch is sometimes called the "Garden City". This is due to the fact that the city has many excellent public parks and gardens including the Botanic gardens and Hagley Park.

 

Europeans first arrived in Canterbury in the 1830's and Christchurch became a city in late July 1856. It is therefore the oldest city in New Zealand !!


Both English and Maori are spoken in New Zealand and this is true also for Christchurch.

 

Well known attractions and tourist sites in Christchurch and Canterbury include: