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Twizel /ˈtwaɪzəl/ is the largest town in the Mackenzie District, in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. The town was founded in 1968 to house construction workers on the Upper Waitaki Hydroelectric Scheme. Twizel has a resident population of 1,210 (June 2015 estimate); during the summer, holidaymakers nearly triple the town's population.


Planning a vacation to Twizel in New Zealand? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Queenstown, New Zealand. Queenstown is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Skyline Gondola, Kiwi Birdlife Park, Milford Sound. A holiday in Twizel can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Twizel*

  • Living in Twizel - Quality of Life

    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.13 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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