The Canterbury Region is a large area on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island extending from Kaikoura and Hanmer in the north to Timaru and Mt Cook in the
Canterbury life centres around Christchurch, the largest city in the region
which has an international airport and port.
Often described as a little slice of England in the South Pacific, Christchurch
is a gracious city of tree filled parks, elegant squares and beautiful stone
buildings. The largest city in the South Island, Christchurch is a bustling
commercial centre located in the heart of the rich and fertile Canterbury
There are loads of things to do aside from attending my yoga classes or having a
massage, the region has many spas, resorts, public classes in yoga, martial arts,
meditation and vegetarian restaurants which all welcome travellers.
Earthquakes; yes the city was badly damaged in the earthquakes since September
2010, but over 2012 earthquake activity has markedly decreased making the city
as safe as anywhere in the world. The city serves as an arrival and departure
point for South Island visitors and our home business is fully functional. So
while you're here, book in for a massage
or yoga lesson.
Places to stay include very nice hotels and motels. To be sure of a bed
especially when arriving in the afternoon or evening, advanced bookings are
Activities for the children and young at heart.
Kids need time out to play and learn and here is a list of popular activities to
refresh your kids and yourself, more.
There are hundreds of cafe's, restaurants, theatres, clubs and bars in which to eat, relax
If you are looking for health practitioners, you will find them listed in the