Story: Canterbury region

Canterbury farmland

Canterbury farmland

Although not as important in the Canterbury economy as it once was, farming remains significant. This patchwork of paddocks is edged by shelterbelts of trees.

Using this item

GNS Science
Reference: CN3562/11
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

Permission of GNS Science must be obtained before any use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015