Canterbury is one of the coldest regions in New Zealand with an average daily high temperature of only 17 degrees centigrade. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is in January. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from May to September.
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The most important cities in the region of Canterbury
Canterbury is a part of New Zealand and has an east-west extension of about 130 km. From north to south it is approximately 140 km. The biggest cities are Christchurch and Ashburton. The local time is now Friday, 2:00 am.