About North Canterbury
If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday, North Canterbury is the place you want to be. Located between Christchurch and Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island, and inland as far as Hanmer Springs, North Canterbury serves up the full menu of New Zealand attractions.
The Alpine Pacific Triangle encompasses Christchurch, Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs and everything in between. The picturesque Alpine Pacific Triangle touring route will take you through a selection of small rural North Canterbury townships, each with an intriguing historic tale to tell.