Christchurch to Te Waiora (Allow one hour travelling time from Christchurch)

Drive West on The Great Alpine Highway (SH73) through Yaldhurst.
After passing through West Melton (10 mins from Yaldhurst)
you will travel for approximately another 12 minutes
and reach the Aylesbury corner on your left.
A large sign directs you to Hororata, Rakaia Gorge and Mount Hutt.
Turn left, go over the railway line and from here follow the Bealey Road to Hororata township.
At the Hororata township, go through the roundabout and continue along the Hororata-Coalgate Road, past the cafe (on the right)
St. John's church is located approximately 2 minutes from the township at the intersection with Downs Rd.
Continue straight ahead,
bearing right, and you will see the sign for
just past the wooden church on the right.

Darfield to Te Waiora
Alternatively you can travel from Christchurch through Darfield, turning left at the Trinity church on the western edge of town.
Follow this road for approximately 10mins, and turn left at the sign to Coalgate.
Continue on this road until you come to the TE WAIORA HOUSE sign on your left (about 5 km from Coalgate).

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