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Hanmer Springs, South Island, New Zealand, Tourist Information

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Hanmer Springs is a small town in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located inland, 65 kilometres southwest from Kaikoura, on a minor road 10 kilometres north of State Highway 7, the northern route between Christchurch and the West Coast via Lewis Pass.

The town is built around a popular hot spring which was discovered in the late 1800s. The 2001 census gave a population of 663.
Hanmer Springs is a popular tourist destination, and the population swells greatly during holidays. The town has a scenic airline to show off its alpine surroundings, as well as a variety of adventure activities such as mountain biking and bush walks.