Burwood, New Zealand

Burwood is a north-eastern suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand. The suburb is mostly a residential area and is centred on Burwood Hospital, Travis Wetland Nature Heritage Park and Bottle Lake Forest (a 31-acre (130,000 m2) recreation, forested area).

Burwood
Burwood war memorial
Coordinates: 43°30′S 172°42′E
CountryNew Zealand
CityChristchurch
Local authorityChristchurch City Council
Electoral wardBurwood
Area
  Land376 ha (929 acres)
Population
 (June 2020)[2]
  Total5,810
Prestons Parklands
Shirley
Burwood
North New Brighton
(Residential red zone) (Residential red zone) (Residential red zone)

Large areas of Burwood, including the Horseshoe Lake area, suffered severe damage in the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, and were abandoned under government policy that placed them in a residential red zone.