There's a special vibe about the Hurunui Region which sets it apart from anywhere else in the country. The large region encompasses varying landscapes and outdoor activities - the perfect region for work/life balance.
history and culture of rural New Zealand. Its small towns offer a window into the rural heartland. Seasons vary dramatically with searing summers and snowfalls in winter. Autumn temperatures are mild with stunning seasonal colours, while exotic flowers, green pastures and lambs dominate the spring landscape. The towns of Amberley, Cheviot, Culverden and Hanmer Springs are the major urban areas. The district also has a number of villages and beach settlements. In recent years more and more people have chosen to move to the district to enjoy all the benefits of living in the country.