Our expert team will get you packed and settled into your new home. WridgWays is here to make your move to Christchurch stress-free.
While moving can seem daunting at first, you can rely on our expert team to get you packed, moved and settled in your new home.
We can also look after the extras on your to-do list, like cleaning, moving pets, and keeping your possessions in storage if you have a delayed move date.
Our expert team are here to make your move to Christchurch easy. When you move with WridgWays you can expect:
Communication is essential for an easy move, and our team is always friendly and professional.
We look after your property and treat it with the care and respect it needs.
We have over 125 years of experience behind us, and will continue to provide the same excellent service in Australia.
All of your possessions can be covered during a move and you won’t be charged an excess for it.
Our relocation services include immigration and visa assistance, school search, home search and more.
Our moving experts use purpose-built packing cartons to protect fragile items from glassware to Plasma TVs.These cartons are designed for short and long-term storage.
A healthy lifestyle in a creative city awaits you! Find out what else to expect with a move to Christchurch.
Our expert team is available to provide advice on your upcoming move to Christchurch. Get in touch today.
Since our founding in 1892, WridgWays has been moving household belongings with professionalism and ingenuity. We don't just pick up and deliver your things, we also provide a range of moving services, and ensure that we do our job with class. We've helped Aussies from all over the country move interstate — no matter which state or territory you're in, there's a WridgWays office waiting to help.
Christchurch's climate is temperate oceanic, with mild winters and cool summers. It also has less rain than other major cities in New Zealand — the average rainfall is 648mm, and there is an average of 82.3 days of rain.
The average high temperature in January is 22.4ºC, with sea breezes bringing relief to residents. In July, the average high temperature is 10.7ºC. Nights are cold, with the temperature often falling below 0ºC. Frosts are often common. Snow can fall a few times a year on the nearby mountains. On average, there are 2,100 hours of sunlight each year.
Yes, we can. Our vehicle transport provider can move a boat, or provide transport for any number of vehicles, large or small.
We can organise transport for local, interstate, and international car transport. Our vehicle transport provider can organise door-to-door delivery, and will use specialist equipment to transport your vehicle by sea to Christchurch.
We also look after all the international paperwork, and will provide a transport contract and a condition report so your vehicle will arrive in the same condition.
Christchurch is the third largest city in New Zealand and the largest city on the South Island. The population in June 2019 was 385,000 residents. The population dipped following the 2011 earthquake, however it has recovered and the population is predicted to reach 424,000 by 2028.
Yes, it does have daylight savings. New Zealand has two standard time zones. New Zealand Standard Time (NZST), is 12 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and Christchurch lies within this time zone.
On the last Sunday of September, clocks are turned forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time (DST). On the first Sunday in April, time reverts to NZST, and the people of Christchurch change the clocks back an hour.
The Christchurch school system has an international reputation for excellence and is highly rated worldwide. Learn more here.
A move to New Zealand is a thrilling time. If you have recently relocated or are planning a move to Christchurch, you'll find the housing stock is some of the most affordable and modern in New Zealand.