Can I drink the tap water?

How good is the tap water in Christchurch, New Zealand ?

41 people said "I love the tap water here", 10 people said "The tap water is not safe to drink", 3 people said "I drink filtered tap water".

All in all, 76% of folks here drink from the tap.

How good is the tap water in all of New Zealand?

93 people said "I drink filtered tap water", 251 people said "I love the tap water here", 63 people said "The tap water is not safe to drink".

All in all, 62% of folks here drink from the tap.

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Is it safe to drink tap water in New Zealand? - Travel Stack Exchange   -Except in exceptional circumstances, NZ tapwater is universally safe to drink. ... NZ Ministry of Health - "Drinking-water Standards for New Zealand 2005 ...

Drink water direct from the tap in NZ ? - New Zealand Forum ...   -Answer 1 of 6: Hi, I plan to visit Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown next year. Pls. advise if water in these places are safe to drink direct  ...

Is it safe for tap water to drink in Christchurch now a day ...   -Oct 27, 2014 ... I've just arrived in Christchurch last week, and i've been told that tap water around wocester street is ... Canterbury Region, New Zealand.

Safe to drink water in NZ, or use bottled water? - New Zealand ...   -Feb 17, 2012 ... Answer 1 of 15: Coming from US and staying 10 days. Is it safe to drink tap water or should one just stick to bottled water? Our trip is on the ...

Water pollution in Canterbury, New Zealand - Wikipedia   -Water pollution in Canterbury in New Zealand has become a notable environmental issue due ... The municipal water supply for Christchurch, sourced from the aquifers beneath the city, is untreated. ... Nitrate concentrations in the groundwater are above the drinking water standards in some areas and elevated levels are ...

Water and Bathrooms - New Zealand Forum - TripAdvisor   -Planning for first trip to New Zealand next Feb or March: Is the tap water all over ... Wellington, Christchurch and I would assume Hamilton (although we didn't go  ...

Why does tap water in Christchurch need chlorine when bottled ...   -If the tap water in Christchurch is at risk of nasty bugs when chlorine isn't ... There's actually an explanation, and Water New Zealand shared it with Seven Sharp.

Fresh water source for campervan - South Island Forum - TripAdvisor   -21 reviews. Save Reply. 1. Re: Fresh water source for campervan. Aug 28, 2013, 4:56 AM. Anywhere there is a hose you can use. NZ tap water is safe to drink.

Is NZ tap water safe to drink?   -I never saw a sign to tell me to boil tap water in NZ but I'm sure if that is the situation you will be made well aware of it. It is not necessarily a ...

Drinking water on trails - Milford Sound Forum - TripAdvisor   -Jun 5, 2014 ... ... deterring factor for multiple day hiking in New Zealand might be water. ... Are there any trails where filtered water safe for drinking is provided or .... One such hike would be the Queen Charlotte track.


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