In the heart of the South Island

NETcon Ltd is based in Timaru, 160km southwest of Christchurch and about 200km northeast of Dunedin on SH1. With a population of 27,000 Timaru is not a very big place but yet has plenty to offer:

  • shopping facilities, cafes and restaurants
  • pre-, primary and secondary schools
  • sport facilities and sport clubs
  • Royal Theater, art galleries and museum
  • annual events, i.e. Food and Wine Festival or Festival of Roses
  • Aoraki Polytech, and District Library
  • Cinema
  • Hospital

Being a coastal town there are plenty of recreational areas along the waterfront like Caroline Bay beach including the Aquatic Centre, a well established bay area including rose garden and aviary, as well as walking and biking tracks and a surf beach.  With rolling hills and native forests there are many places to explore for trampers, mountain bikers and cyclists. SH8 connects Timaru with the central South Island, mountains, lakes, canals and places like Tekapo, Mt Cook, Twizel and Geraldine which offer further opportunities to outdoor activities:

  • tramping tracks and short walks
  • ski fields
  • water sports
  • camping grounds
  • fishing and hunting
  • Tekapo Observatory and night sky photography
  • annual events, i.e. Arts and Plants Festival in Geraldine

Check the links below to find out more about South Canterbury: www.southisland.org.nz and www.timaru.govt.nz

Lake Tekapo

Caroline Bay beach

Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo

Coastal walk to lighthouse, Timaru

Lake Tekapo

Walking and biking track, Timaru

Lake Tekapo

Pareora Gorge

Lake Tekapo

Sunrise at the east coast, Timaru

Lake Tekapo

Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook

Lake Tekapo

Clay Cliffs near Omarama

Lake Tekapo

View from Roundhill Ski field, Tekapo

Lake Tekapo

Stream along walking track in the high country

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NETcon is the main contractor to Alpine Energy.

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Infratec is a division of NETcon, specialised in end-to-end renewable energy.

Energy Made Clean is Infatec's strategic alliance partner based in Perth.

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