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The Garden City

Population: 503,800

Christchurch is the largest populated area of the Canterbury region is a thriving and growing city situated on the East Coast of the South Island and is known for its abundance of beautiful gardens. The city is New Zealand’s second largest and gateway to New Zealand’s South Island. Bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean, it is situated on the edge of the Canterbury Plains that stretch to the Southern Alps.

The wider Canterbury region like many other parts of New Zealand is the kind of scenery seen only on postcards. Aside from the full range of entertainment facilities found in most cities, the Canterbury region has everything from salmon and trout fishing, to mountain climbing, snow skiing. Lakes, world-class walks, heritage trails, jet boating, camping, beaches, rivers and within two hours from Christchurch the famous “Hamner Springs” thermal hot pool resort.

The Canterbury region is one of New Zealand’s richest farming regions with literally hundreds of miles of green wide open spaces with breathtaking mountainous backdrops. Whether you are an adventure seeker, family or city dweller Christchurch holds something for everyone.

The region is it is going through an unprecedented economic boom, In September 2010, Christchurch City and the surrounding Canterbury region were hit by a large 7.1 earthquake. The area had never previously experienced significant earthquakes. in modern times.

The future looks extremely bright for Christchurch. 40 billion is being spent in Canterbury during the ongoing rebuild: The Government and the private sector will be spending up large in Canterbury both in the short and long term.

Employment opportunities are abundant for many of you both in Christchurch the main city and in the surrounding areas.

The region has a particularly strong presence in the heavy equipment and farm machinery sectors as well as strong heavy transport dealerships and all major marques represented in the light vehicle sector.

Many of the new vehicle dealerships are large, modern and built to international standards.

Clearly, we have many roles we can introduce candidates to in our second largest city.

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