Canterbury October 7th 2006 To follow up on our suggestion that Dunedin is a very Scottish town, we wouldn't hesitate to say that Christchurch is a very English town.
Christchurch is the South Island's biggest city with a population of around 350,000. To give you an idea of its "Englishness", we can go directly to place names - Christchurch is in the region of Canterbury, it has a river running through it, the Avon, (li ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more