The main beaches covered by this region include Breaker Bay,
at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and Peka Peka Beach, about 40km up SH 1, just north of
'Canterbury' means, of course, mostly the Christchurch area. The
'local' beaches run from Leithfield in the north to Tumbledown Bay in 'the south'. There are also several
river spots visited. The main place for the Free Beaches society members though, is
just north of Spencerville (via Heyders
The Dunedin Region (includes Otago & Southland)
There are quite a number of beaches in this area. The main ones are Smailes Beach,
nearest Dunedin and maybe Doctors Point Beach, near Waitaki. In the winter a Physio pool is available in Dunedin and an occasional spa
evening are sometimes held at Kowhai Heights.
Parakai Hot Pools (near Hellensville)
offer FBNZ members (with their ID card) a 25% discount on their "nude nights"; (normally $22), from 10am - 9pm on the
first and third Thursday of each month.