Shirley, New Zealand

Shirley, sometimes referred to as Windsor, is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north-east of the city centre. The area was used for farming from the 1850s, and subdivision started in the early 20th century, with most of the houses being built between 1950 and 1980.

Shirley
The Shirley Community Centre displaying significant earthquake damage
Coordinates: 43.503963°S 172.660879°E / -43.503963; 172.660879
CountryNew Zealand
CityChristchurch
Local authorityChristchurch City Council
Electoral ward
  • Innes
  • Burwood
Area
  Land333 ha (823 acres)
Population
 (June 2020)[2]
  Total7,090
Marshland Prestons
Mairehau
Shirley
Burwood
Edgeware Dallington
Richmond
(Residential red zone)