Sheffield is the second of the three towns with the ‘FIELD’ in the town name on the road to Arthur's Pass. Sheffield is a very small town; but this year, 2010 the Presbyterian Church is celebrating its centenary.
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‘Sheffield (formerly Malvern) and Waddington are two small neighboring villages located in the Selwyn District of Canterbury region of New Zealand, near the Waimakariri Gorge. The two villages have a combined population of 444 according to the 2001. The towns were settled in the 19th century by farmers attracted to the area for sheep grazing.
Sheffield has a railway station and was once a railway junction. The first railway line reached the town in the 1870s from a junction in Darfield with the Whitecliffs Branch.’
Sheffield met the town synopsis criteria.