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Christkirk
Ōtautahi (Māori)
Metropolitan aurie
Christchurch
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Peacock Fountain, New Zealand.jpg Tram in Christchurch (4666583714).jpg
St James Park, Christchurch.jpg New Zealand - Christchurch Art Gallery - 9597.jpg

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Coat of arms
Nickname(s): The Garden Ceety
Motto: Fide Condita Fructu Beata Spe Fortis
Laitin
Foondit in Faith, Rich in the Fulfillment thareo, Strang in Hope for the Futur
Christkirk is located in New Zealand
Christkirk
Christkirk
Coordinates: 43°31′48″S 172°37′13″E / 43.53000°S 172.62028°E / -43.53000; 172.62028Coordinates: 43°31′48″S 172°37′13″E / 43.53000°S 172.62028°E / -43.53000; 172.62028
Kintra  New Zealand
Island Sooth Island
Region Canterbury
Territorial authority Christkirk Ceety Cooncil
Settled by the UK 1848
Government
 • Mayor Lianne Dalziel
Area
 • Territorial 1,426 km2 (551 sq mi)
 • Urban 607.73 km2 (234.65 sq mi)
Highest elevation 920 m (3,020 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (June 2012 estimate)
 • Territorial 363,200
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
 • Urban 375,900
 • Urban density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Demonym Cantabrian
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Summer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Area code(s) 03
Local iwi Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mamoe
Website www.ccc.govt.nz
www.ecan.govt.nz

Christkirk (kent in the Māori leid as Otuatahi) is the 3rd lairgest ciety o New Zealand wi mair nor 350,000 indwallers. It is situatit in the east o the Sooth Isle.