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    Getting to Kaiapoi by Bus and Car

    by Kakapo2 Written May 7, 2009

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    Although there is a railway line, it is no option to travel to Kaiapoi by train. The line is only used for freight trains and the scenic tourist train TranzCoastal.

    However, if you stay in Kaiapoi and want to travel on the TranzCoastal, you can board it in the neighbouring town of Rangiora. So you would not have to drive into central Christchurch.

    There is regular daily bus service between Kaiapoi and Christchurch. The trip from Christchurch’s CBD (Bus Exchange) takes 45 to 50 minutes and costs NZ$ 3 (as May 2009).

    The buses you can use are the Northern Star, # 480 (Kainga), 912/913 (Woodend) and 90/92 (Rangiora).

    By car you reach Kaiapoi on SH 1. It is located about 20 km north of Christchurch’s city centre. To get there from Christchurch, just follow the signs to Picton. The exits are well marked in advance, as the highway has four lanes in this area.

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    pebbles

    by pepples46 Updated Feb 24, 2004

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    the Waimakariri gives willingly..unwillingly, who know, its natural recources for roading.
    the River bed is full of stones and pebbles from down the Mountains and used for all sorts of things. Driveways, Gardenpath and of course roading. the stony stuff gets into the NZ roads as first layer and the tar gets on top. makes NZ roads a bit different from other countries roads. quite harsh on the tyres I might add

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    crossing the Waimak

    by pepples46 Updated Feb 24, 2004

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    today was one of those days, feeling need some country air, crossing the Waimakariri Bridge, ending up in Kaiapoi again.
    the Waimak is the biggest River in Canterbury and the pebbles are used for roading.
    Waimakariri means: very cold waters
    Wai..Water, makariri..very cold

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    by car

    by pepples46 Updated Oct 24, 2003

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    but Public Transport from Christchurch Lichfield Terminal is available too..takes around 30min from there.
    by care you drive north dirction Belfast.Picton aon the State Highway 1...or over Marshland Road, which I always do, takes me 15min

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