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Ōtautahi (Māori)
Metropolitan aurie
Christchurch City.jpg
ChristChurch Cathedral in summer.jpg New Brighton and the Port Hills, Christchurch, New Zealand, 12 June 2008.jpg
Peacock Fountain, New Zealand.jpg Tram in Christchurch (4666583714).jpg
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Banner o Christkirk
Coat o airms o Christkirk
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): The Garden Ceety
Motto(s): Fide Condita Fructu Beata Spe Fortis
Foondit in Faith, Rich in the Fulfillment thareo, Strang in Hope for the Futur
Kintra  New Zealand
Island Sooth Island
Region Canterbury
Territorial authority Christkirk Ceety Cooncil
Settled by the UK 1848
 • Mayor Lianne Dalziel
 • Territorial 1,426 km2 (551 sq mi)
 • Urban 607.73 km2 (234.65 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 920 m (3,020 ft)
Lawest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (Juin 2016)
 • Territorial 375,000
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
 • Urban 389,700
 • Urban density 640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
 • Demonym Cantabrian
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Simmer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Aurie code(s) 03
Local iwi Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mamoe

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