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I hadn’t been down here in over 15years and was so happy I took my son down there. The new park for children is located right next to the pier and beach, awesome park for children. Can not wait to come down again in summer...More
On a good day you can't beat a visit to the Pier and surrounding facilities. Although the shops in New Brighten are a shadow of their former glory the Pier and playground if you have young children is a great place to visit.
I wanted to get to the Pacific and get my toes in the sand. Although it is winter, the beach was fairly warm and much cleaner than most beaches I have visited. There were even shells to collect if you like to do that. The...More
I was staying at a B&B just on Beach Road, 2 mins from the beach. Beautiful horizon line, and you can walk all along the coast. I walked to North New Brighton and there's a pier to look out and down at the waves. Frequently...More
Unfortunately Brighton is a very visible victim of the petty village snobbery endemic in Christchurch, and decay and neglect are apparent . It's rival,Sumner is equally tatty but is tawdry also. New Brighton has a pier,exceptionally well sited Library and wonderful views of Banks Peninsula...More
An amazing place and a must visit for anyone who travels to Christchurch for holiday. We went in a group of 15 people and it was so amazing. Everyone loved it. Christchurch has definitely got some lovely and friendly people there. Had a great time...More
On our last day we hired a car to look around the city. We went through the tunnel to Lyttleton then back through and over to New Brighton beach. Lovely to walk in the sand and take more photos. We had been on the tranzalpine...More
It's not the warmest place in winter but the wind and the waves are so refreshing. You can watch people fishing on the pier, keep an eye on the adventurous and hardy surfers, sit in the library looking at the sea and enjoy a coffee...More