Christchurch - Canterbury


  • Fishing
  • Temuka Pottery
  • Vintage shopping


Hunt for vintage treasures or reel in a trophy wild salmon when you visit Temuka.

Visiting the small agricultural town of Temuka in South Canterbury feels a little bit like stepping back in time—which is part of the joy.


Christchurch - Canterbury
Emporium Vintage Shopping, Temuka, Christchurch - Canterbury

Vintage shopping

Lose yourself in Temuka’s amazing array of stores selling antiques, vintage, and collectibles. Insider tip: head to Green Hayes Café and Emporium(opens in new window). This pop-up store is a must-see for lovers of quality collectibles and vintage items.

Fly Fishing

The Rangitata and Opihi rivers attract anglers from around the world, who are drawn here by the abundance of salmon and trout. For more information, visit Central South Island Fish and Game(opens in new window).

Temuka Pottery

Visit the Temuka Pottery(opens in new window) to discover Aotearoa New Zealand’s most iconic homeware brand. Browse their wonderful selection of pottery, learn how Temuka pottery came to be a part of Aotearoa’s heritage, and watch the finished product being pulled from the kilns.

Temuka Courthouse Museum

Discover Temuka’s fascinating history at the Temuka Courthouse Museum(opens in new window). The museum is open on Sundays from 2pm to 4pm or by arrangement with the Temuka Information Centre(opens in new window).

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