What is Christchurch?

  • (noun): Industrial city at the center of a rich agricultural region.

Christchurch

Christchurch ( /ˈkraɪsᵗtʃɜrtʃ/; Māori: Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the country's third-largest urban area. It lies one third of the way down the South Island's east coast, just north of Banks Peninsula which itself, since 2006, lies within the formal limits of Christchurch.

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Christchurch City Libraries
... Christchurch City Libraries are operated by the Christchurch City Council and are a network of 19 libraries and a mobile book bus ... Following the 2011 Christchurch earthquake a number of branch libraries have closed including the Central City Library ...
List Of Twin Towns And Sister Cities In The South Island - Christchurch
... Kurashiki, Okayama South Korea Seoul United Kingdom Christchurch, Dorset United States Seattle, Washington ...
List Of Oceania Championships Records In Swimming - Women's Events
... Jun 2008 ... Championships New Zealand, Christchurch ! Christchurch, New Zealand 02 ! 100 m freestyle 55.55 Palmer, Hayley Hayley Palmer New Zealand 02008-06-066 Jun 2008 ... Championships New Zealand ...
Christchurch, Newport - History
... during the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell's troops camped overnight on Christchurch Hill overlooking Newport before their attack on Newport Castle the next day ... be brought to be cured by the "Healing Stone of Christchurch", a long narrow grave-stone in the chancel, dated 1376 and dedicated to Johannes Colber and his wife ... Christchurch is the location of one of Newport's large municipal cemeteries, north of Christchurch Road overlooking Caerleon ...
Sophie Pascoe - Early Life
... Born in Christchurch to Gary and Jo Pascoe, Sophie grew up on a lifestyle block near Halswell on the south-western outskirts of the city ... She attended Halswell Primary School, and Lincoln High School in the nearby Christchurch satellite town of Lincoln ... in Burnside since the facilities at Queen Elizabeth II Park were damaged in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake ...