Live & Work
Timaru District has an easy going, laid-back lifestyle, where the commute to work takes 5- 10 minutes; the average house price is currently $340,000, and among the population of 46,000, there are more than 70 cultural and ethnic groups.
Our Story video
Our Story video aims to encourage people to come live and work in Timaru DistrictLearn more
Why choose Timaru District?
Accessibility to amenities and easy lifestyle for all the family are key factors for many people who move here.Learn more
From Timaru City, NZ to Geraldine, Pleasant Point or Temuka, our towns offer a range to suit different lifestyle options.Learn more
Average house prices that make owning your first home totally achievable!Learn more
Sport & Leisure
Great opportunities for sports and recreation here, at your fingertips.Learn more
Arts & Heritage
Timaru District is steeped in heritage and is active with the arts, drama, music and cultural scenesLearn more
Timaru District offers a range of both public and private medical facilities along with leading medical specialists.Learn more
Culture & Communities
Newcomers are welcomed to the district and supported in all aspects of settling into a new district.Learn more
Keen to get a job in Timaru District or South Canterbury? Find the links to jobs listed now.Learn more