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Ashburton District




Ashburton District is a rural area located in the Canterbury region, known for its
rich agricultural heritage, outdoor activities, and friendly community atmosphere. The district is characterised by its fertile plains and scenic landscapes, offering a range of attractions and activities.

The Ashburton Domain is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, featuring beautiful gardens, walking paths, and sports facilities. The Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre showcases local art and history, with a range of exhibits and community events.

Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the Hakatere Conservation Park, which offers a range of activities such as hiking, fishing, and camping. The park is home to several stunning lakes, including Lake Clearwater and Lake Heron, providing excellent opportunities for water sports and bird watching.

The Ashburton Aviation Museum is another highlight, featuring a collection of historic aircraft and aviation memorabilia. The museum offers interactive displays and educational programs, making it a great destination for families.

The district’s rich agricultural heritage is celebrated at the Ashburton A&P Show, an annual event showcasing livestock, produce, and rural crafts. The event also features entertainment, food stalls, and activities for all ages.

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