Kia Ora and Welcome
Kia Ora and welcome to Ōtautahi Christchurch. We are pleased you have chosen Christchurch and Canterbury as your new home. Here you will have the opportunity to receive an internationally recognised education and to explore an exciting and enjoyable lifestyle.
Why live in Ōtautahi Christchurch?
Global Leader in Prosperity
- out of 149 economies on the Prosperity Index
A Basecamp to Explore
- hours get travel from ocean to alps
- minutes to travel from the city to beaches, biking and walking tracks
Low Cost of Living
- cheaper than Wellington
- cheaper than Auckland
Connected to Nature
- Largest inner city park in the Southern Hemisphere
Explore a Summer of Fun
Canterbury is a vast treasure trove of landscapes and experiences. From rafting down the Waimakariri, to exploring the Port Hills or improving your English in the heart of the city. Do something new and have an awesome kiwi summer. Get to know Christchurch and Canterbury and make some new friends along the way.