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A Gazetteer for South Canterbury
South Canterbury, New Zealand 

R denotes Railway Station or Goods Shed 
* denotes Post Office 1957

Adair		 5m W 		Timaru
Albury		 R * 29m W	Timaru
Allandale	 3m 		Fairlie
Arno		 5m 		Waimate
Arowhenua	 * 14m NE 	Timaru
Ashwick Flat	 12m NW		Fairlie

Balmoral	 30m W		Fairlie
Beaconfield	 9m 		Timaru
Beautiful Valley 15m SW		Winchester
Belfield	 4m 		Orari
Blue Cliffs	 11m SW		St. Andrews
Burkes Pass	 * 14m W	Fairlie
Cannington	 8m		Cave
Cartwrights	 5m 		Timaru
Cattle Valley	 8m 		Fairlie
Cave		 R * 22m W 	Timaru
Chamberlain	 6m 		Albury
Clandeboye	 * NE 		Timaru
Clayton Settlement 12m N 	Fairlie
Claremont	 8m W 		Timaru
Clearburn	 * 45 NE 	Kurow
Cricklewood	 R 6m SE 	Fairlie

Esk Valley	 5m 		St. Andrews

Fairlie		 R* 39m W 	Timaru
Fairview	 5m W 		Timaru
Ferintosh	 48m 		Fairlie
Four Peaks 	 20m W 		Orari

Gapes Valley	 16m W 		Orari
Geraldine	 4m 		Orari
Glenavy		 R* 14 N 	Oamaru
Glen-iti	 * 3m 		Timaru
Glentanner	 * 52m W 	Fairlie
Grassy Hills	 21m W 		Waimate

Hadlow		 4m 		Timaru
Hannaton	 2m 		Studholme
Hakataramea	 * 2m 		Kurow
Hazelburn	 8m 		Pleasant Point
Highfield	 2m 		Timaru
Hermitage	 98m W 		Fairlie
Hilton		 9m 		Orari
Hook		 R 22m S 	Timaru
Hunter		 6m 		Makikihi
Ikawai		 12m SW 	Glenavy

Kakahu		 10m 		Pleasant Point
Kaingapi	 14m  		Kurow
Kellys Bush	 4m 		Waimate
Kenningston	 2m 		Timaru
Kerrytown	 * 2m 		Levels
Kimbell		 4 m 		Fairlie
Kowhuta		 22 NE 		Kurow
Kurow		 R * 42m NW 	Oamaru

Lake Ohau	 * 65m NW 	Kurow
Lake Pukaki	 * 56m W 	Fairlie
Lake Tekapo	 * 27m W 	Fairlie
Levels		 6m NW 		Timaru
Limestone Valley 4m 		Sutherlands
Lyalldale	 5m 		St. Andrews

McLeans		 6m 		Waimate
Makikihi	 R * 38m S 	Timaru
Maungati	 * 10m 		Pareora
Maungatiro	 11 NW 		Kurow
Ma Waro		 R 25 W 	Timaru
Melville Downs	 5m 		Fairlie
Middle Valley	 5m 		Fairlie
Milford		 4m 		Temuka
Morven		 R* 21m N 	Oamaru
Mt. Cook	 132m NW 	Timaru
Mt. Nessing	 8m SW 		Albury

Normanby	 R 4m S 	Timaru

Ohape		 4m 		Temuka
Omararama	 34m NW 	Kurow
Opihi		 5m 		Pleasant Point
Orari		 R * 8m 	Temuka
Otaio		 R. 14 S 	Timaru
Otematata	 18m NW 	Kurow
Otipua		 6m SW 		Timaru

Painstown	 3m 		Waimate
Pareora		 R * 7m S 	Timaru
Pareora West	 8m S 		Pareora
Peel Forest	 * 14m NW 	Rangitata
Pentland Hills	 18m NW 	Waimate
Piano Flat	 2m 		Glenavy
Pleasant Point	 R * 13m 	Timaru
Pleasant Valley	 10m NW 	Orari
Pukaki		 56m SW 	Fairlie
Raincliff	 12m NW 	Pleasant Point
Rangitata	 R. * 14m N 	Temuka
Rangitata Island R 1m 		Rangitata
Rapuwai		 12m NW 	Pleasant Point
Redcliffs	 12m W 		Glenavy
Rocky Gully	 2m 		Albury
Rosewill	 3m 		Washdyke

St. Andrews	 R * 10m SW 	Timaru
Salisbury	 4m 		Timaru
Sawdon		 * 19 W 	Fairlie
Seadown		 R * 7m N 	Timaru
Seaforth	 2m 		Washdyke
Sherwood Downs	 14 N 		Fairlie
Skipton		 3m 		St. Andrews
Simons Pass	 * 		nr Lake Pukaki
Smithfield	 R 2m 		Timaru
Smithfield Settlement 3m 	Winchester
Southburn	 7m SW		St Andrews
Springbrook	 3m 		St Andrews
Strachans	 R 4m E 	Kurow
Struan		 24m NW 	Waimate
Studholme Junction R * 24�m S	Timaru
Sutherlands	 R 17m W 	Timaru

Taiko		 4m 		Sutherlands
Tawai		 7 m W 		Glenavy
Te Moana	 10m NW 	Winchester
Temuka		 R * 12 N 	Timaru
Tengawai	 R 20m W 	Timaru
Teschmakers Settlement 10m 	Makikihi
The Forks	 * 12m 		Waiho
Timaru		 R* 100 S 	Christchurch
Timaru South	 * 		Timaru 
Totara Valley	 6m 		Pleasant Point
Trentham	 7m 		Fairlie
Tripps Settlement 12m 		Orari

Upper Hook	 5m W 		Hook
Upper Waitohi	 4m 		Waitohi Flat
?Uratane	 4m 		Waimate

Waihao Downs	 9m SW 		Waimate
Waihao Forks	 * 2m SW 	Waimate
Waihaorunga	 15m SW 	Waimate
Waikakahi	 12m 		Waimate
Waikaorunga	 12m 		Waihao Forks
Waimataitai	 *2m 		Timaru
Waimate		 4m 		Studholme
Waitaki		 R * 13m N 	Oamaru
Waitaki		 Hydro 5m 	Kurow
Waitawa		 R 10m NW 	Timaru
Waitohi Flat	 5m 		Temuka
Waituna		 4m 		Waimate
Washdyke	 R * 3m N 	Timaru
Watlington	 2m 		Timaru
Wharua		 7m NW 		Kurow
Willowbridge	 R 27m S 	Timaru
Winchester	 R * 4m N 	Temuka
Winscombe	 R 3m E 	Fairlie
Woodbury	 * 11m NW 	Orari
Waitaki River toward the bottom with the Waitaki township across the bridge from Glenavy.

Cyclopedia of New Zealand  
Satellite Maps
Linz maps
Towns in South Canterbury
Wise's NZ Index
: Every Place in NZ 1912

The Story of New Zealand Place Names by A.W. Reed. 1st edition 1952. 1956

NZSG -S. cant. Branch at their S. Cant. Museum Library has
Mid and South Canterbury Farm Location Map 1983
Historic New Zealand: Buildings, bridges, and earthworks of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust
The Town of TIMARU and SUBURBS (New Zealand Post Office Directory; 1887)
Pastoral Runs of the South Island (Upper, Central and Lower South Island)
Timaru (Lands & Survey, 1970 and 1979)
Pukaki (Lands & Survey 1983)
Waimate (Lands & Survey, 1979)

South Canterbury NZGenWeb Project

 For the more obscure names try Land Information NZ site.