Christchurch - Canterbury


  • Heritage buildings
  • Museums
  • Nearby Pegasus Bay beaches


The thriving country town of Rangiora serves the local agricultural and horticultural community. Discover this boutique shopping destination.

Rangiora is a vibrant and unique town, located just a short 20-minute drive north of Christchurch. It is also one of the stops on the popular Coastal Pacific Train journey. The town's history began as a sawmilling town, and later it evolved into the administrative and commercial centre for a large area of farms and orchards. Nowadays it has become an attractive option for residents who commute to Christchurch for work.

The town has several interesting museums and some wonderful heritage buildings, including one of Canterbury's oldest wooden churches. The beaches of Pegasus Bay are within easy reach and the nearby rivers are popular for fishing and walking. Rangiora offers a range of boutique shopping choices and eateries that will stimulate your taste buds. There are parks and wetlands close to town for walking.  

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