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Living and Working in Christchurch

LIVING AND WORKING IN ŌTAUTAHI CHRISTCHURCH

Ōtautahi Christchurch offers a perfect blend of city life and outdoor adventure. With a vibrant arts scene, delicious food, and stunning natural beauty, you can achieve the ultimate work-life balance while building a successful career.

THE BEST OF MANY WORLDS

With a population of over 400,000, the city of Christchurch is nestled on the East Coast of New Zealand's South Island. Its strategic location near the sea and mountains offers the best of many worlds, from urban pleasures like shopping and entertainment to thrilling adventures like skiing, bungy jumping, and mountain biking.

Living in Christchurch offers opportunities for skiing, hot-air ballooning, whale watching, and exploring world-class wineries and gardens, all within a convenient two-hour drive from its international airport.

Winding through the lively city centre is the picturesque Avon River, offering spots for relaxation and scenic views. And when it comes to dining, Christchurch boasts a wealth of options, with fine foods of all varieties waiting to be savoured.

CLIMATE

Christchurch boasts a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, offering something for everyone. While summer brings comfortable warmth with average highs of 22.5°C (72.5°F) in January, winter nights can get crisp with an average of 11.3°C (52.3°F). These frosty winter nights are often followed by bright sunny days however, which are perfect for exploring the city's outdoors.

The region experiences occasional bursts of warmth with Canterbury's famous Nor'wester winds, most common during summer months (December through February).

USEFUL WEBSITES

If you’ve been thinking about moving to Christchurch or are actually making the move, these websites will provide you with some helpful information.

JOB SEARCH

Find the job that’s right for you. Our Christchurch recruitment agency has a range of permanent, temporary, contract and part time vacancies across all sectors.

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