Photo: Canterbury Landscape New Zealand

From a roadside viewpoint, the lush green hillsides form the picturesque landscape of Canterbury on the South Island of New Zealand.

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The green landscape of Canterbury almost looks like a painting with its beautifully colored rolling hills and picturesque Kaikoura mountain range in the backdrop. Canterbury, New Zealand is mainly composed of stunning landscape such as this and the main city is Christchurch where you will find the University of Canterbury.

Canterbury is the largest region of New Zealand and is commonly divided into North Canterbury, Mid Canterbury, South Canterbury and the city of Christchurch. Across the stunning landscape of Canterbury, New Zealand you will find houses far and few between with acres of land between the next neighbor.

The landscape of Canterbury is ideal to enjoy some incredible mountain biking and cycling or take guided walks, hiking or tramping trails to absorb some of the country's spectacular environment. After enjoying the amazing landscape of Canterbury, New Zealand, explore some of the attractions, activities, fine dining or international shopping trips available.

Canterbury, New Zealand is a dream vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the big city life where rest and relaxation is top priority.Green countryside on the Kaikoura Peninsula seen from the lookout point along Shakespeare Road, Kaikoura, Canterbury, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

This picture is part of the photo album "Landscape Backgrounds" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/16.0, exposure time of 1/4 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 120mm.

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