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Lifestyle, pace of life, attract newcomers

There's a fantastic lifestyle on offer in Timaru District and South Canterbury, with an easy pace of life and temperate climate.  If you're looking at moving here for a job or to set up a new business, have a look at this video:

Key things you need to know:

Timaru District offers:

  • affordable lifestyle - housing, amenities, services, schooling and more
  • easier to achieve work/life balance
  • central location with easy driving access to major cities and daily flights to Wellington, New Zealand's capital city
  • leading pre-school, primary and secondary schools and tertiary education
  • excellent primary and secondary healthcare with public and private hospitals
  • thriving retail sector offering both national chain stores and local boutiques
  • temperate climate and beautiful natural environment
  • thriving arts, drama, music and cultural scene
  • many world-class sporting and recreational facilities, including rugby, cricket, athletics, tennis, in-line skating, swimming, climbing, motor sports and cycling
  • low crime rate
  • newcomers welcomed to the district and supported.

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