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  Christchurch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the third largest urban area in the country.
To the south and south-east the city is limited by the volcanic slopes of the Port Hills, and to the north by the braided Waimakariri River.
Christchurch was the seat of provincial administration for the Province of Canterbury.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christchurch   (2502 words)

 Christchurch, Dorset - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christchurch is a town in Dorset, England on the English Channel coast.
Christchurch forms part of the south east Dorset conurbation along with Bournemouth, Poole and the districts of Wimborne and other areas of East Dorset.
The Member of Parliament for Christchurch is Christopher Chope, who holds a considerable vote majority of 15,559 and a percentage vote of 54.7% following the 2005 general election, making Christchurch one of the safest Conservative constituencies in the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christchurch,_Dorset   (569 words)

Christchurch is a great place to live, work, visit and do business.
With a population of over 350 000 Christchurch is the international gateway to the South Island.
There's also information about Christchurch, and access to all the necessities for anyone wanting to visit, live or do business in the city.
www.christchurch.org.nz   (111 words)

 Christchurch New Zealand Virtual Tour - Travel & Tourism for Christchurch NZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island, with a population of around 300 000.
Christchurch was a planned settlement founded by the English upper class, and this history is still apparent, both in the city's style and architecture, and in features like punts on the Avon, and the very English Christ's College school.
Christchurch is centred around an impressive neo-gothic Anglican Cathedral located at the heart of the city in Cathedral square.
nz.com /tour/Canterbury/Christchurch   (481 words)

 Learn English in New Zealand Christchurch English Language Schools Study
Christchurch is famous for its natural beauty and a wealth of things to do.
LSI Christchurch is located in the centre of the city in Education House in Victoria Street.
LSI Christchurch has a social activities programme that is relaxing and stimulating, and makes the most of the beautiful location and cool climate.
www.lsi.edu /en/christchurch.html   (577 words)

 Christchurch, New Zealand - Travel Pictures
The only problem with Christchurch is that the airport is run by a private company that charges a NZ$25 departure tax that they don't allow the airlines to include in the ticket price.
This small early-Victorian gingerbread house sits at the entrance to Christchurch's Mona Vale gardens, the centerpiece of which is a stately 1904-vintage home.
The Avon River flows through the gardens and punters (similar to Venice's gondola punters) frequently operate in the summer as the Kiwis "out-British the British." The Christchurch City Council is quite activist, frequently raising funds for public improvement projects, including the one that purchased the Mona Vale as a public gardens.
www.innogize.com /gallery/rtw_Christchurch.html   (806 words)

 Christchurch travel guide - Wikitravel
Christchurch [1] is the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand with a population of over 300,000 as of 2001.
Christchurch International Airport is a major transit airport for international and domestic travellers.
The port town of Lyttelton is separated from Christchurch by the Port Hills.
wikitravel.org /en/Christchurch   (2588 words)

 Christchurch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As the sea level rose, the valley of the Solent River was gradually flooded and the sea moved inwards, forming Christchurch and Poole bays, and separating the Isle of Wight from the mainland.
By 1950's the population of Christchurch had risen to 20,000 and the area had spread to the East, where an airfield was built.
The swans Christchurch are famous for can be seen building their nests to lay their eggs along this stream.
www.highcliffevillage.co.uk /history/xchurch.htm   (2237 words)

 Christchurch Tourism from Christchurch Borough Council
Whatever the time of year, Christchurch is the perfect choice for a well-deserved short break, longer stay or even for just a few hours.
Christchurchs' unique combination of fascinating heritage, beautiful coastline, peaceful rivers and spectacular natural harbour appeals to all ages and provides all the ingredients to make your visit extra special.
The beautiful villages of Highcliffe and Mudeford are both in the borough of Christchurch.
www.christchurchtourism.info   (151 words)

 Christchurch School
The athletic department at Christchurch School is committed to the school’s mission statement and to the success of each student.
At Christchurch, athletic participation is mandatory, and students are expected to participate in three seasons each year.
Christchurch field hockey players are known for their solid skills and rugged determination.
www.christchurchschool.org /campus/athletics   (766 words)

(Its centre being Christchurch, the Capital of Canterbury, New Zealand.) It comprises the provinces of Canterbury and Westland, a small portion of the Province of Nelson, and the Chatham Islands.
In 1860 Christchurch received its first resident priest, Father Chataignier, S.M. On 11 September of that year he laid the foundations of the first church in Canterbury, a wooden structure, 28 by 18 ft. A more spacious church was erected in 1864.
The Diocese of Christchurch, formerly part of the Diocese of Wellington, was established by papal Brief, 10 May, 1887.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03699a.htm   (525 words)

 Christchurch Accommodation - Accommodation in Christchurch City New Zealand
Holiday Inn City Centre Christchurch is ideally located in the heart of Christchurch, city of festivals and gardens and the gateway to the beautiful South Island of New Zealand.
Quest Christchurch, is located in the heart of the commercial, arts and tourist precinct of Christchurch, they offer 78-quality studio, one and two bedroom apartments in one of New Zealand's truly unique complexes.
Located overlooking Christchurch's very own "Central Park," The George is a very individual boutique hotel, situated picturesquely in the heart of the city and just a step away from all the key attractions including the tram, arts market, restaurants, theatres and gardens.
www.christchurchaccom.com /accommodation/list.asp?sublocid=144   (543 words)

 Christchurch New Zealand Accommodation & Travel Christchurch New Zealand
Christchurch is the South Island's largest city, a vibrant, cosmopolitan place heralded as the 'garden city'.
Christchurch is home to the Canterbury Rugby team, which is one of New Zealand's most successful provincial teams.
Christchurch is the gateway to the South Island for many international tourist who arrive at Christchurch Airport.
www.destination.co.nz /christchurch   (270 words)

 Christchurch New Zealand Destination Guide Attractions Activities Maps Regional Highlights
Perched on the coast, Christchurch is the doorway to the Canterbury Plains which spread westwards towards the mountains.
Christchurch was planned as a Church of England settlement and its founders intended that it should reflect English society.
North of Christchurch is Hanmer Springs, an alpine spa at the base of the pristine Amuri mountain range.
www.horizon.co.nz /region-chc.asp   (1026 words)

 Christchurch : Flights to Christchurch
Christchurch lies in the The south island of New Zealand close to the east coast.
Try and visit Christchurch during winter because that's when the skiing in the mountains is most impressive, and when the Christchurch events calendar is at its busiest.
If you want to leave Christchurch for the day, the mountain resort of Queenstown is a great day out, and with all the adrenaline sports on offer, it is ideal for the whole family to enjoy.
www.flight-offers.co.uk /flights/christchurch.html   (310 words)

 Christchurch Web & Street Map Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Christchurch City Council has teamed up with central and local government bodies, the Police, local iwi and community organisations to focus on making the city a safer place to live, work, play and learn.
Christchurch is going all out this year to mark the opening of the Antarctic Summer Season and show the importance of Antarctica to the city.
Christchurch City Council believes an Employment Court decision imposing a blanket ban on any communications by an employer to staff during bargaining will make future agreements harder to reach.
christchurch.iclod.com   (313 words)

 Christchurch, South Island New Zealand. Canterbury, Christchurch, Cathedral Square, Arts Centre, Christchurch ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Centre-piece of the central city, the Christchurch Cathedral is a Canterbury icon.
Built in the neo-Gothic period, the Cathedral is a testament to the city’s early English settlers.
Christchurch is well known for its beautiful heritage buildings, in particular the Canterbury Museum, Christ’s College and Arts Centre complexes – prime examples of Gothic Revival architecture.
www.fourcorners.co.nz /new-zealand/christchurch   (369 words)

 Christchurch Visitor Information Christchurch New Zealand
Christchurch city is located midway down the East Coast of the South Island, just north of Banks Peninsula.
Christchurch is the gateway to the ski fields and walking trails of the Southern Alps and also to the whale watching centre of Kaikoura and the stunning untamed beauty of the west coast.
Christchurch Accom.com offers a range of quality accommodation in and around Christchurch and the Canterbury region, from Hanmer Springs to the Southern Alps and also to the far south, the city of Dunedin.
www.christchurchaccom.com /isVisitor/39/94   (277 words)

 About Christchurch - Christchurch.org.nz
In 1996, Christchurch was acknowledged as the outstanding garden city from 620 international entries and in 1997, was judged Overall Winner of Major Cities in the Nations in Bloom International Competition to become 'Garden City of the World'!
Christchurch became a city by Royal Charter on July 31, 1856, making it officially the oldest established city in New Zealand.
The population of Christchurch is estimated to be 344,100 (June 2004)
www.christchurch.org.nz /About   (877 words)

 Christchurch, Highcliffe, Mudeford
Christchurch in Dorset, England lies at the confluence of the River Avon and River Stour, between Bournemouth and the New Forest.
Christchurch has a weekly Monday market held in Saxon Square and the High Street (which is "pedestrianised" for the occasion) and there is a Friday market at Highcliffe.
Road traffic congestion in Christchurch is at an all time high and is best avoided at peak times, and don't look up - this is one of those towns where you are being watched.
www.bournemouth.uk.com /onlocation/christchurch.asp   (393 words)

 Christchurch New Zealand - Visitor and Travel Information Guides: Canterbury North Island NZ
Christchurch has achieved a fine balance between the extremes of modern metro hustle and the grace and charm of an earlier era.
Christchurch was named by nostalgic settlers after an Oxford university college, and the traditional English ambience can be felt in many ways.
Visitors are sure to fall in love with Christchurch city, but beware of falling under the wizard's spell.
www.newzealandnz.co.nz /christchurch   (647 words)

Christchurch is closest stably governed city to the South Pole and the U.S. Navy runs a huge supply operation from the airport here.
Arthur's Pass Road was built in 1865 to provide a direct route from Christchurch to the gold fields on the west coast.
Christchurch also has a great little museum with lots of Antarctica Expedition equipment, and plenty of stuffed birds (some extinct, some not).
www.photo.net /nz/klaus-and-stefan   (7153 words)

 Christchurch Tramway : Christchurch Attractions, Christchurch Dining, Christchurch Functions, Christchurch Tram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Christchurch Tramway : Christchurch Attractions, Christchurch Dining, Christchurch Functions, Christchurch Tram
Christchurch Tramway is a quality inner city tour experience that combines the heritage of the trams, attractions and historic buildings with the culture of the Garden City.
The beautifully restored heritage trams are also available for cocktail functions or a unique dining experience on the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant.
www.tram.co.nz   (59 words)

 Christchurch Visitor Guide and Virtual Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
View listings of restaurants and cafes in Christchurch including type of menu and read or add reviews.
Education, a quick look at a few examples, welfare and health, the workhouses which later became a hospital for the injured soldiers of WW1 and after the second world war became an NHS hospital plus an example of the towns infamous claim to successful smuggling.
Christchurch NZ I Aalen Germany I St.Lo France I Tatabanya Hungary
www.christchurch-online.net   (581 words)

Christchurch is known as the 'Garden City' of the south.
If you would like to go further afield from Christchurch, try a drive, coachliner or shuttle from here to the Greymouth on the West Coast.
Christchurch has many other attractions that you can take your children to, including the interactive science museum - Science Alive and the International Antarctic Centre near the Christchurch Airport.
www.kidsfriendlynz.com /destination/southisland/christchurch.html   (864 words)

Situated on the mid-eastern side of the South Island, Christchurch, "The Garden City" is often described as the most English of New Zealand's cities.
Christchurch has a wide range of accommodation, bed and breakfast, motels, hotels
Christchurch offers a wide range of excellent cuisine experiences.
www.infocus.co.nz /christchurch   (294 words)

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