About Christchurch

Christchurch is South Island’s largest urban centre and is known as the “Garden City” because of it beautiful gardens, which include the Botanical Garden and Hangley Park, considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world. The 19th century Gothic architecture of a large number of the city’s buildings, such as the famous Cathedral, is another attraction. The Avon River flows through the city and offers visitors the option of relaxing and invigorating boat trips.