Explore Life As A Resident
Ōtautahi Christchurch is a modern-day basecamp for exploration, a place of great growth and opportunity.
Those that call this city home enjoy an accessible housing market, ample job opportunities and the great outdoors on their doorstep.
It's time to explore our unrivalled work-life balance.
Your Guide to the Christchurch CBD
With new and exciting places to uncover, Ōtautahi Christchurch is your surprising urban centre. Fresh and funky, new and eclectic, our CBD is ripe for retail exploration.
A diverse outdoor landscape
Discover the unique urban and outdoor features of Ōtautahi Christchurch, with accessible hills and coastlines, parks and open spaces.
More to See & Do
Activities & AttractionsChristchurch is the gateway to the Canterbury region and the spectacular experiences you will have within the South Island of New Zealand. Explore the range of things to do, including the activities and attractions we have on offer.
What's OnŌtautahi Christchurch is a city of world class sports, of blooming gardens, of daring street art, and inclusive communities that forge change.
Wine & DineExplore Christchurch and Canterbury dining from relaxed cafés and bars to romantic fine dining. Our culturally diverse region has something to satisfy all tastes and budgets.
Seasonal GuidesLong warm days in summer, vibrant colours in autumn, crisp clear days in winter and acres of beautiful blossoms in Spring. Ōtautahi Christchurch has something spectacular in every season.
Best Coffee Spots in the SALT DistrictNeed an early-morning pick me up? Satisfy your caffeine fix in the grooviest part of the CBD!
Best Picnic Spots in ChristchurchFrom epic views up high to picturesque gardens and reserves, get your crew together and explore Christchurch's top picnic spots!
Date Nights Ideas in ChristchurchNeed some inspiration for date night in Ōtautahi Christchurch? We've got you sorted. From classic romance to games night, check our guide for ideas.
Top Day Trips From ChristchurchThere's something new and unexpected around every corner in Canterbury, with many gems within only a few hours' drive of Christchurch! We've put together our top day trips to help you get out there and make the most of your time in the region!
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