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The local district accommodation providers cater for virtually every style, budget and preference.  Sprawling farmland and the Southern Alps fringe the district and act as a natural catalyst for many of the district's farm and home stay establishments.
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"The Pioneer is coming to Geraldine"

The Pioneer is an awe inspiring seven day mountain bike stage race through New Zealand's pristine Southern Alps.  The first race of its kind to link together over 500kms of farm tracks, NZ Cycle Trails, double track and single track riding
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Geraldine offers a wide range of activities which include walks, whitewater rafting, golf, fishing just to name a few.  Geraldine has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets.

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Business & Services

Geraldine has a wealth of excellent businesses and services that you may need to access whether you are here for the long or short term. 

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Food & Wine

Coffee culture flourishes in downtown and surrounding rural areas.  In the warmer months the village green buzzes with alfresco diners basking in the late sunsets; and in winter, with hearty fare in front of roaring fireplaces.
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Christmas Parade

Bring the family, friends and even co-workers to this wonderful parade through the streets of Geraldine on the 4th December 2015.  Entertainment for the whole family starts at 6pm with the parade beginning at 7pm.
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Along the historic Talbot Street - boutique and speciality stores offering exquisite hand-made chocolates, premier clothing, local wines, fine arts and local crafts including paintings, fabric works and jewellery.
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Our Members

Go Geraldine aims to provide an opportunity for our members to network within the Geraldine community and also with influential and beneficial people and organisations nationwide.  
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Where is Geraldine?
The gateway to the Southern Lakes - Geraldine lies at the heart of the Canterbury region, at the foot of the wild Southern Alps, on the east coast of the South Island.  Geraldine is the gateway to the lakes in the central Mackenzie Basin, and is only an hour and half south of Christchurch City and International Airport.
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Driving in New Zealand...

DT Test

Are you coming to New Zealand on vacation and hiring a car, RV, Motorhome or Campervan?  These 66 questions are the essential Road Code rules you will need to know to help keep yourself safe on NZ's roads.  Click here and take the quiz.

Experience Canterbury New Zealand....

CanterburyArea-679From rugged alps across the tapestry of Canterbury Plains all the way to the ocean...For a family friendly holiday base, romantic hideaway or replenishing break away, the Central South Island region is full of hidden surprises.  Enjoy a snapshot of New Zealand where kiwi hospitality thrives!  Read more
Timeless History
Geraldine was discovered in the 1840s, but it wasn't until 1854 that Samual Hewlings built the first bark hut in Talbot Street.  He married a Maori woman, Nga Hei, and the totara tree which he planted to mark the birth of his daughter still stand on the site today in Talbot Street, opposite the Police Station.  Read more

Job Seekers

Are you looking for work in South Canterbury?
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Incredible Edible Geraldine

Incredible Edible Geraldine is edibilising our urban landscape - simply growing food in public spaces for everyone to share.  There edible plots are located around the village, and more popping up all the time.  



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