Amberley is a relaxed, rural town in the Hurunui District of north Canterbury, on the east coast of the South Island, New Zealand; it is located around 50 kilometres north of Christchurch.

Amberley is a service centre for the local farming and wine growers industry. This quiet town is a great stop with many outdoor activities available such as golf and fishing and it has amazing panoramic mountain views.

Amberley Beach is a fun stop for swimming and sunbathing and it's just a minute down the road. The Amberley Beach golf course also delivers with sweeping views of the coastline. Apart from the beach visitors can enjoy horse riding, surfcasting, wine tasting, river fishing, farm visits, garden tours and a fine choice of cafes and craft shops.

Amberley History

The history of Canterbury, New Zealand dates back to settlement by the Maori people around the 10th century.

Main Towns in the Christchurch-Canterbury Region

Other Towns in the Christchurch-Canterbury Region