Hagley Ave, Christchurch City
Hagley Park has been at the heart of Christchurch since the 1850s and is today the most significant central city park. It offers a diverse range of entertainment and recreational facilities close to the city centre.
It is renowned for its extensive area of 165 hectares (407 acres), its wide-open spaces and mature woodlands. The park is a major sporting and cultural focal point with netball courts, a golf course, soccer and rugby pitches.
The park is divided into North and South Hagley Parks, divided by Riccarton Avenue. Cycle tracks and pathways go through and around the park allowing you to enter and exit around its perimeter.
Image from Wikipedia, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. User: Phillip Capper.
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