New Brighton, New Zealand

New Brighton is a coastal suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of the city centre. At the 2013 census, it had a population of 2,442. The 2011 Christchurch earthquakes caused significant damage in the area.

New Brighton
New Brighton Pier, Christchurch
New Brighton
Coordinates: 43.508°S 172.726°E / -43.508; 172.726
Area
  Total2.7891 km2 (1.0769 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
  Total2,442
  Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)

New Brighton is one of eastern Christchurch's main entertainment and tourist centres, with its architecturally unique pier and scenic coastline.