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Kiwi Summer Sorted in Geraldine.nz

Summer in Geraldine evokes memories of kiwi family holidays of yesteryear.  It’s the kind of place where you arrive, take in a deep breath of fresh country air, let it all the way out and feel your whole body start to relax.Time slows in Geraldine as the sunshine, birdsong and...


Geraldine Sculpture Trail

Click here to see the Geraldine Nature and Sculpture Trail Plan.Click here for the original vision for the project. Summary: The planned Geraldine Sculpture Trail is a project of great significance to Geraldine and the District of Timaru.While there are a small number of sculpture trails around New Zealand, most are located...


Fetes and Festivals for Perfect Spring in Geraldine.

Spring in Geraldine is a glorious time – not only because this is when the town becomes a riot of colour and verdant with new growth, but also because it marks the beginning of the busy event's season.As November romps, Geraldine hosts not just one but two major events, the...


Community Medical Centre For Geraldine.

The Geraldine District Foundation (GDF), a new charitable trust for Geraldine currently being formed at the instigation of the Geraldine Licensing Trust,  will “work for the good of the community” says Chair James Wallace who is excited about what he describes as a “completely new and important development” for Geraldine.Mr...


Eldercare Services in Geraldine

Geraldine is a small community with a big heart and plenty of services and resources for the more senior members  of our community.  The town is safe and comfortable with plenty of opportunities for friendship, outings and enjoyment.  Click here for general information about retiring to Geraldine while below can...


Explore Canterbury’s Best Golf Courses

The Inland Scenic Route (72) is the perfect way to explore the region while golfing at a range of great courses.  Each small town on the route has its own unique character, accommodation and a great golf course.  You’ll meet some interesting locals along the way and enjoy your own...


Geraldine Domain Redevelopment

Click here for a summary of the report.  Click here to see the report in full.Background:  During 2016 and 2017 the Geraldine Combined Sports Association (GCS) used the opportunity of a proposed South Canterbury-wide Sport and Recreation Facilities study to conduct a self-review of the facilities currently available to the residents...


Explore the Inland Scenic Route 72, NZ’s Best Drive.

Staying in Geraldine and keen to explore the wider area?  Or, heading north from Geraldine and keen to find out about onward destinations?Depending on your point of view, Geraldine marks either the beginning or end of Inland Scenic Route 72.  This route encapsulates the quintessential Kiwi country drive taking in...


Explore the District of Timaru from Geraldine.

The picturesque town of Geraldine offers plenty of activities – both energetic and leisurely for holiday makers and travellers.  It is also the perfect place to stay while enjoying all that the Timaru District has to offer.  Check out the best bits of the District to make your visit to...


Historic Homesteads and Gardens of Geraldine

The district of Geraldine has a proud pioneering history, with many families still retaining strong ties to the land settled by their forefathers more than 150 years ago.  To take a step back in time and learn more about this past you’ll find plenty of information at the interesting Geraldine...