We had a two bedroom unit which was spacious and met our needs. However, it was a little dated, but spotlessly clean and the daily service excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts, Peter and Anne. We chose to stay in Rangiora (20 miles outside Christchurch) due to the earthquakes. Although this is not a tourist town it has all the shops you need but limited in restaurant choice. Beautiful Woodend beach is close by for quiet walks and driving into Christchurch is very easy from here.
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