Farmstead, Canterbury Ashburton District

New Zealand

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Winslow Goods Shed. Main South Line NZ
Winslow Goods Shed. Main South Line NZ Credit: kevinprince3

Cracroft is an idyllic rural town located in the Ashburton District of Canterbury, New Zealand. Positioned at the base of the spectacular Southern Alps, Cracroft is surrounded by lush rolling hills and lush green pastures. The town is a popular destination for tourists, as it offers easy access to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country.

At the center of Cracroft is the iconic Cracroft Hill. Rising from the town, the hill offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside and the snow-capped Southern Alps in the distance. On the weekends, locals love to take walks up the hill for a picnic and a chance to take in the stunning views. There's also a popular cafe at the top serving delicious coffee and snacks.

The town of Cracroft is also home to a vibrant arts and crafts scene. Every year, the town hosts a number of art exhibitions, workshops, and festivals. Most famously, the Cracroft Art Festival showcases the work of local artists, including painting, photography, sculpture, and more.

The surrounding countryside of Cracroft is ideal for outdoor activities. There is a network of walking and biking tracks that meander through the hills and pastures, offering stunning views of the town and the Southern Alps. The area is also well known for its fishing opportunities, as well as several rivers, lakes, and streams offering excellent freshwater fishing.

Cracroft is a beautiful small town, offering a wealth of activities and attractions. From stunning views of the Southern Alps to vibrant art and culture, Cracroft is a great place to explore and experience the best of New Zealand.

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Cracroft is a farmstead in Canterbury, New Zealand. It has an elevation of 239 meters above sea level. Information correct as at Monday 1st August 2011.

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Cracroft Data

Name Cracroft
Asciiname Cracroft
Latitude -43.91833
Longitude 171.2901
Feature Class S
Feature Id FRMT
Country Id NZ
Admin1 Code E9
Admin2 Code 063
Area Id NZ.E9
District Id NZ.E9.063
Admin3 Code
Admin4 Code
Population 0
Elevation 0
Dem 239
Timezone Id Pacific/Auckland
Modification Date 2011-08-01
What3words rants.faunas.crumpets
What3words Place Geraldine, Canterbury

Canterbury Data

Name Canterbury
Asciiname Canterbury
Code 2192628
Name Ashburton District
Asciiname Ashburton District
Code 2193772

Pacific/Auckland (Time Zone) Data

Id Pacific/Auckland
Countrycode NZ
Gmtoffset 13.0
Dstoffset 12.0
Rawoffset 12.0

Farmstead (Feature) Data

Summary farmstead
Description the buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm

New Zealand Data

Name New Zealand
Alpha-3 NZL
Country-code 554
Iso 3166-2 ISO 3166-2:NZ
Region Oceania
Sub-region Australia and New Zealand
Region-code 009
Sub-region-code 053