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The other cities (1st of 3)

The other cities

Set on the Canterbury plains, Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island. It stretches north from Banks Peninsula, seen here in the distance, and is famous for the Avon River (foreground), with its banks of willows, which meanders through the city.

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John Wilson, 'Society - Where New Zealanders live', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

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