Rangiora High Street at night

Rangiora is a vibrant town with a strong sense of community and is located in the heart of the Waimakariri district.

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, you will find plenty of shops, places to eat and things to do - visit Rangiora and stay for a while ...

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 Dudley Park Aquatic Centre, Main Pool, Rangiora
Dudley Park Aquatic Centre, Rangiora

Dudley Park Aquatic Centre, Main Pool, Rangiora

30, November 2011
Rangiora is a vibrant town near Christchurch, with a strong sense of community and offering an attractive quality of life in its semi rural setting. There is a great range of Rangiora accommodation ranging from motels, bed and breakfast, farm stays to holiday parks.  There is also a good selection of Rangiora activities, both in and out of town.  Activities include golf, horse riding, jet boating and museums.

The Dudley Park Aquatic Centre is a popular swimming pool for all ages.

The High Street of Rangiora and surrounding streets are home to a variety of boutique stores and cafes.

Download a copy of the Rangiora Street Map.


A taste of Rangiora

Enjoy stretching your legs in the country fresh air, whether you are shopping in Rangiora, eating out a Rangiora restaurant or cafe, or at the playground with family - enjoy these activities in Rangiora:

See our events section for Rangiora events and festivals.

Rakahuri Trail & Rakahuri MTB Park

The Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park  is a recreational area developed by Environment Canterbury by the Ashley River, just north of Rangiora. The park consists of the Rakahuri Trail & Rakahuri MTB Park (mountain biking tracks and single tracks in a forest area) - all short distances and suitable for introducing children to mountain biking. Car parking and new picnic areas are established along the trail. This area can be combined with further rides on to Waikuku Beach, Tuhaitara Coastal Park and Pegasus.

Artisan by Rangiora Bakery

A great selection of hot food, bakery items and coffee is available at the Artisan cafe located in Rangiora.  More details ...


Rangiora Golf Club

The Rangiora Golf is an 18 hole golf course with a park like setting, tree lined fairways and few bunkers which offers golfers of all abilities the opportunity to test their golfing skills in a related and friendly semi-rural atmosphere. With the exception of Saturday, the course is open to visitors every day.  More details...




The Feelers James Reid

James Reid has been the frontman of the highly successful rock band "The Feelers" for almost 20 years. R18.
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