Christchurch = Ōtautahi

Photo: NASA/Landsat, Coastal Color Located on the South Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Christchurch (Ōtautahi) has a population of about 381,000. It is located in Canterbury. Christchurch takes its Māori name, Ōtautahi, from the pā of Tautahi, once situated on the banks of the Avon (Okaro) River. The name is derived from the Ngāi Tahu chief … Continue reading Christchurch = Ōtautahi