Kimberley, New Zealand

Rural Area
Coordinates: 43°26′49.403″S 172°7′15.952″E / 43.44705639°S 172.12109778°E / -43.44705639; 172.12109778Coordinates: 43°26′49.403″S 172°7′15.952″E / 43.44705639°S 172.12109778°E / -43.44705639; 172.12109778
Country  New Zealand
Region Canterbury
Territorial authority Selwyn District
Electorates Selwyn
Te Tai Tonga (Maori electorate)[1]
Postcode(s) 7571

Kimberley is a rural area in the Selwyn District of the South Island of New Zealand. It is 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of the outskirts of Christchurch and directly north of Darfield. It consists of an old hall, a cemetery and arable and sheep farming land.

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred south of Kimberley at 4:35 am on 4 September 2010, causing widespread damage to buildings in the districts of Selwyn, Christchurch and Waimakariri.[2]


  1. "Find my Electorate | Electoral Commission". Retrieved 2015-11-29.
  2. Booker, Jarrod (4 September 2010). ""Extremely violent" 7.4 quake hits Christchurch". The New Zealand Herald.

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