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Come and find the best land for sale in Christchurch in our thriving town of Rolleston. Unlike many other new towns, there are already established supermarkets, library, cafés, community centres, supporting retail, and recently the new Selwyn Aquatic Centre. All the bases are covered too when it comes to medical care with doctors, dentists, and vets within the township precinct.

For the green-fingered purchaser, Devon Park enjoys the best land for sale in Canterbury. The soil type is known as Templeton silt loam which offers extraordinary fertile ground for growing a garden, allowing you to create a personal oasis, which also contributes to the park like environment contained within the community landscape.

It’s this land with its underlying alluvial gravels that protects property, and this was more than demonstrated in the recent earthquakes where only superficial damage was sustained and no liquefaction was experienced. What a reassurance! The insurance companies are more than comfortable in issuing insurance policies without any of the tags which can be associated with other land for sale in Christchurch. This greatly assists in construction costs relating to foundations.


Well-stocked supermarkets cater for your every need.

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The Library & Community Centre are at the heart of Rolleston.

Plenty of open space for outdoor activities, including a popular dog park.

The all-new Selwyn Aquatic Centre.

Schools & Education

With a young family, you’ll want to know that your education options are covered. School-age children can attend either of the two nearby primary schools. A secondary school is planned for the area for 2015. The Community Centre offers activities such as gym for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, and hosts an array of after-school activities and clubs. It’s easy to build local activities into your school week, without juggling drop-offs and collections.

Rolleston is a safe and interesting part of Canterbury. Land for sale here is close enough to civilisation, but a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It’s a fun yet stress-free place,where children can learn independence at a young age. You’re free to enjoy a relaxed family life.

Because the semi-rural location provides easy access to the Canterbury hinterland for fishing, outdoor pursuits and the ski fields of the beautiful Southern Alps, kids have ample opportunity for priceless lessons outside the four walls of their classrooms. Rolleston ticks all the boxes if you are looking for a safe, secure and scenic place to raise your family.


Two primary schools look after your children's education, with a new Secondary School planned for 2015.

Childhood can be safe and carefree in Rolleston.

Coming Soon - the Foster Recreational Park.

Career opportunities

If you want to work in a paradise as well as live there, check out the larger employers that have chosen to locate and base their head or regional offices in Rolleston’s Izone Business Park.

Given this park is fully developed, it is expected to offer employment for up to 6,500 jobs. Only a few kilometres away is Burnham Military Camp where you could apply for a military or civilian post with the New Zealand Army.

Alternatively you may be qualified to apply for an academic or management role at Plant & Food Research (formerly Crop & Food), or Lincoln University, a short distance from Rolleston. The Justice Department has numerous facilities within an easy commuting distance of Rolleston for significant job opportunities.

Following the earthquakes in Christchurch, land for sale has appealed to many companies, and the business development of Christchurch is moving westward from the traditional Hornby/Sockburn areas. Further large employment opportunities are developing at Islington, Templeton, and Halswell, all complemented by the new Southern Motorway which given the next stage is due for completion in some five years, will make travelling into the central city a dream.



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More and more businesses are making their headquarters at the iZone Southern Business Hub.

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Westland Milk - a major local employer.

The 30,000m2 Warehouse South Island Distribution Centre is the largest building in the South Island.

The impressive buildings of Lincoln University - just a short distance from Rolleston.


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