The Kairua development on Wilmers Road is situated within the well established Hornby South industrial and commercial precincts.

Kairua Industrial Lots, Hornby

The Kairua development on Wilmers Road in Hornby is located within the well-established Hornby South industrial and commercial precinct. It is well-positioned for easy transport access to Christchurch CBD, Christchurch International Airport, Lyttleton Port and the primary north and south transit links.

The development provides freehold land opportunities for owner/operators and investors to design and build facilities to meet their operational and investment needs. Lots ranging between 803m2 and 4,311m2 are now available.

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Key Attributes

Address 10-12 Wilmers Road, Hornby Christchurch
Total development Area 5.363 hectares
Lot sizes 803m to 4,311m2
Zoning Industrial Park Zone (Awatea) – Christchurch District Plan
Construction partners No ties to specific construction companies
Development options

Freehold land for sale

Design, Build and Lease
Transport links Easy access to Southern Motorway, Hornby, Christchurch CBD, Christchurch International Airport and Lyttleton Port
Lots available from  $368,000 (excl GST)

The Kairua development on Wilmers Road is situated in the existing industrial area and is ideally suited, but not limited, to:

Construction industries Warehousing Manufacturing
Logistics support Storage  Vehicle services

Sales demand has been strong, register your interest today.


Significance of the name Kairua

Wilmers Road is located on former native grasslands/pākihi that were straddled by the headwaters of the Halswell and Heathcote rivers, and is adjacent to a former riverbed that was an ancient course of the Waimakariri River. In 1868 Hapukuku Kairua, a leading chief from Kaiapoi, made a claim to lands in the Hornby/Halswell area extending to the Landsdowne Valley and Tai Tapu. This area contained rich mahinga kai-food and resource gathering and was significant within the overall network of kāinga mahinga kai used by Ngāi Tahu people. The claim was dismissed because the land had already been alienated by the Crown. This claim was given further credence as the descendants and relatives of Hapukuku later imparted mahinga kai knowledge as part of the 1879 Smith Nairn Commission enquiry into Te Kereme, the Ngāi Tahu claim. The Ngāi Tahu Property development at Wilmers Road provides an opportunity to further acknowledge the rangatiratanga and claim of Hapakuku Kairua to the area.