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Flemington
Rural locality
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Country New Zealand
Region Canterbury
Territorial authority Ashburton District
Ward Eastern

Flemington is a lightly populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island.

Geography

Flemington is situated on the Canterbury Plains south of Ashburton, between the Ashburton River and Hinds River. Nearby settlements include Eiffelton to the east, Huntingdon to the north, Wheatstone and Ashton to the east on the banks of the Ashburton River, and the ghost town of Waterton to the south on the Pacific Ocean coastline.

Demographics

Flemington is part of the Eiffelton statistical area.

Education

Until 1999, Flemington had its own school. In 2000, it merged with two other local schools and was relocated to the former site of Willowby's school and is now known as Longbeach School.

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