It shouldn't come as any surprise that most of us live here because of the lifestyle. We have it all - from beaches and mountains to shops and restaurants. But, more importantly, we have the time and resources to enjoy it.
North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival (Glenmark Domain).
Events & Festivals
For a relatively small region, we sure know how to throw a good event. We have everything from the coveted North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival to the Hanmer Fete, MainPower Light Festival and Canterbury Marathon. But this is just the start of it!
North Canterbury region is a foodbasket for New Zealand's food production and is internationally renowned for quality, traceability and origin. Find out more about our provenance brand, MADE NORTH CANTERBURY and discover what's grown, made, caught and reared in our stunning region.