Little River is a small town on the Christchurch Akaroa road. Little River is a very small town, but is clearly a progressive community.

Little River meets the synopsis criteria.

The population early last century numbered in the thousands, and people were mainly employed in timber milling and farming.

Today the population of the area is approx, a thousand people, with many people moving into the area seeking a more country / rural lifestyle.

There has been a country store beside the Little River railway station since the 19th century and serves as a sort of museum.

There is the classic Catholic church in  Little River.

The War Memorial which clearly indicates a very participative community at the turn of the century.

Owing to Maori requirements the Little River Hotel has been moved 1 km west from the hotels original location.

The coffee is recommended and the train carriage at a minimum is with a look over.




Fireplace   Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet   Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities   Disabled access
Laundry   Toilets
Campervans   Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic   Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club   Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service   Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information   Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course