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About Christchurch

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region. The Christchurch urban area lies on the South Island's east coast, just north of Banks Peninsula. The urban area is home to residents, and the territorial authority has people, which makes it the second-most populous city in New Zealand after Auckland and before Wellington. The Avon River flows through the centre of the city, with an urban park located along its banks.

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It is currently 5:37 AM in Christchurch. Christchurch uses New Zealand Standard Time and also supports New Zealand Daylight Time.