Living in South Canterbury
People in South Canterbury enjoy a lifestyle most can only dream of. We're proud to offer new residents one of the most welcoming and attractive lifestyle choices in New Zealand. Excellent medical and educational facilities, a vibrant and enterprising business sector, an abundance of sporting and recreational facilities and a friendly community all come together to make South Canterbury a fantastic place to live, grow and bring up a family.
Most Affordable City
In a recent study (September 2010), Timaru NZ was rated as the most affordable city in New Zealand for home buyers. This is a region where moderately priced homes often come with millionaire views! Vistas of mountains, rolling hills and sparkling sea scapes are a feature of many South Canterbury homes.
It's all Right Here....
You'll find everything here you need to get started in planning a lifestyle move to South Canterbury. When you've explored LIVE, see WORK to find out about South Island job opportunities and careers in South Canterbury. And when you browse through VISIT and find out how much there is to see and do here, you'll wish you were living here already...what are you waiting for?