Timaru, New Zealand Overview
Timaru is a major port in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 160 kilometres southwest of Christchurch and about 200 kilometres northeast of Dunedin on the eastern Pacific coast of the South Island. The Timaru District, a territorial authority of 42,867 people in and around the former Timaru City (27,200), includes a prosperous agricultural hinterland with links to smaller rural communities such as Pleasant Point (1,170), Temuka (4,044), and Geraldine (2,244). The town of Waimate is about 40 kilometres to the south just off the main highway to Oamaru and Dunedin. The Timaru urban area is the second largest city in the Canterbury Region, after Christchurch.
Caroline Bay beach is a popular recreational area located close to Timaru’s town centre, just to the north of the substantial port facilities. Beyond Caroline Bay, the industrial suburb of Washdyke is at a major junction with State Highway 8, the main route into the Mackenzie Country. This provides a road link to Fairlie, Twizel, Lake Tekapo, Aoraki/Mount Cook and Queenstown.
Detailed Map of Timaru, New Zealand
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Timaru (, Maori: Te Tihi-o-Maru) is a major port in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 160 kilometres southwest of Christchurch and about 200 kilometres northeast of Dunedin on the eastern Pacific coast of the South Island.
We the people of Ngāi Tahu Whānui invite you to share our stories and traditions as you journey with us at Te Ana! Discover the stories of Māori rock art at our tribal Rock Art Centre. See the most significant collection of ancient Māori rock art in New Zealand.
Sofia Minson (born 1984) is a contemporary New Zealand oil painter of Māori ( Ngati Porou), Swedish, English and Irish descent. Her often large, finely detailed oil paintings depict the land, myths and people of Aotearoa (New Zealand), combining aspects of realism and surrealism. She also celebrates Asian, Pacific, Western and African cultural diversity through portraiture.
The South Canterbury Museum offers an exciting portal into the natural heritage and history of the South Canterbury region of New Zealand - land, life and people - come and check us out onsite or online.
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New Zealand - Timaru
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Beautiful Sights of Timaru, Canterbury New Zealand
Doubly Good to you. Amy Grant song.
Travellers Guide around Timaru New Zealand
We travel from the South end of Timaru into the City centre and discover a Hotel that is about to turn 100 years old in December 2012 and the owners want to pull it down. It ais called the Hydro Grand Hotel.
Suction Dredge "Pelican" at Timaru New Zealand.
The suction dredge "Pelican" working at the port of Timaru, New Zealand.
Streets of Timaru New Zealand Part 5 - Reasons Why Timaru is Dying
The Central Business area of the Timaru City is a disgrace an an embarrassment to those residents of Timaru who care about the image that their town displays to its visitors.
2013/2014 New Years Fireworks at Timaru, New Zealand
This is a video showing the new years fireworks at Timaru, New Zealand Please be aware that due to the conditions of that night, this video may contain blurriness and camera shaking.
Toyota Optimist Yachting Champs - Timaru New Zealand
Timaru's fine weather shone down on the children for their optimist yachting. regatta on Caroline Bay in Timaru New Zealand. Promoter Ron E Bishop from Timaru Tourist Promotions Ltd spent some time with the children ages 10 to 16 at the Timaru Power & Yacht Club learning about a young persons sport of sailing.This video is about what Ron learnt about this popular young peoples water sport.
Three Minutes Thru Timaru , New Zealand (timelapse)
This video is a time lapse speed-through of my hometown, Timaru (Population 27500 at last count), South Island, New Zealand, all 12kms from the very north of it (coming from Christchurch), to the extreme south (going to Dunedin) with the camera placed precariously on my 1980 Ford Escort Mk2's dashboard.
Makakihi Township in New Zealand - Ron E Bishop Timaru NZ
A quick drive around a small rural township in the South Island of New Zealand
Timaru , New Zealand - From Mt Horrible to a sandy sea
Picking up exactly from where 'Three Minutes Thru Timaru' left off, this video demonstrates New Zealand's sheer diversity of its landscapes (well, bits of Lord of the Rings was filmed in these parts), and generic population spread - all within a compact distance!