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Serhat Ahmed

"With all of the information that InterNations provided on Wellington, it made my move from Turkey easier than I could have imagined."

Melanie Rasbery

"Since I knew about the active expat network in New Zealand, InterNations made moving to Wellington more exciting than it had seemed before."

InterNations - A Place for Russians in Christchurch

Privet to all of our Russians in Christchurch! Are you interested in getting to know fellow Russian expats in Christchurch? Are you looking for advice from other Russians, e.g. which bars in Christchurch will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for borscht?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Christchurch. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of Russian expats, coming from Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Saint Petersburg and all regions of Russia.

Meet fellow Russians at our events in Christchurch

Attend our monthly events and activities for Russians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Christchurch Expat Guides

  • Moving to Christchurch

    Christchurch, the so-called Garden City, has more than one reason to attract expats. With its livable atmosphere, creative vibe and amazing position between the ocean and the countryside, the city can offer many advantages to expats who are planning a move to Christchurch.
  • Living in Christchurch

    Christchurch is the second largest city in New Zealand, but if offers a genuine, original English vibe. Moreover, the city offers many natural spots and outdoor activities, as well as a creative and lively feeling and a community spirit unbroken by the disastrous earthquake of 2011.
  • Working in Christchurch

    Christchurch is acquiring more and more importance in the technological field, which is developing beside the traditional leading sectors and is furtherly enlarging the array of job opportunities. Find out more about the local economy, as well as work permits and income taxation in this article.

Russian Expats in Christchurch Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where Russian expats in Christchurch exchange experiences and tips to support each other. Ōtautahi, as it is known to the Maori, can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Christchurch’s Russian expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow Russian expats in Christchurch.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Christchurch to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Russians in Christchurch at Our Events

Our community in Christchurch is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Christchurch’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other Russian expats to explore the South Island. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Russia in your local community as well as Russians in New Zealand nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Russians living in Christchurch!