Population: +- 363,700
Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD) 1$NZD=100cents
Time Zone: GMT +12
Weather: The climate of Christchurch is comparatively warmer and dryer than the rest of New Zealand. Summers are warm, but can get very hot only moderated by sea breezes. Winters are clear and cold which creates frosty conditions. Rain falls year round, yet is more likely in the winter.
Average January Temperature: 18 °C (64 °F)
Average July Temperature: 6°C (43°F)