Redwood, Christchurch

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Redwood, Christchurch in early summer
Redwood, Christchurch in early summer
Redwood is located in Christchurch, New Zealand
Coordinates: 43°28′36″S 172°37′01″E / 43.47660°S 172.61696°E / -43.47660; 172.61696Coordinates: 43°28′36″S 172°37′01″E / 43.47660°S 172.61696°E / -43.47660; 172.61696
 • Total 4.0943 km2 (1.5808 sq mi)
 • Total 7,512
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)

Redwood is a suburb located in Christchurch, New Zealand which includes the sub-division of Redwood Springs. The suburb was first named Styx but renamed following a popular vote of local residents in the 1960s after a large Sequoia redwood tree still standing in Prestons Road. The original forest cover was Totara and Kahikatea. Redwood has its own community radio station called Good Music FM 107.5 (formerly known as Radio Redwood).

External links

  • Rainbow Springs Nature Park is forested with California redwood trees, originally planted in 1931.


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