Fairlie, New Zealand
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A statue of James Mckenzie and his dog, in the centre of the town
|Territorial authority||Mackenzie District|
|Time zone||UTC+12 (New Zealand Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+13 (New Zealand Daylight Time)|
|Local iwi||Ngāi Tahu|
Fairlie hosts the annual Mackenzie District Agricultural and Pastoral show every Easter Monday. The 105th annual show was in 2006.
Being on the tourist highway between Christchurch and Queenstown, tourism is fast becoming a major industry within the town.
Fairlie has three schools.
- Fairlie School is a state contributing primary (Year 1 to 6) school. It has 111 students as of August 2018.
- Mackenzie College is a state Year 7 to 13 secondary school. It has 185 students as of August 2018.
- Saint Joseph's School is a state-integrated Catholic full primary (Year 1 to 8) school. It has 46 students as of August 2018.
- "QuickStats About Fairlie". 2006 Census. Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
- "Opening of the Railway to Fairlie Creek", Timaru Herald (31 January 1884): 3.
- "Branch line closures a sign of the times but infuriating for locals". Kiwirail. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
- "Fairlie". Discover New Zealand: A Wises Guide (9th ed.). 1994. p. 376.
- "Fairlie". New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
- Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: Fairlie School
- "Directory of Schools - as at 13 September 2018". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
- Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: Mackenzie College
- Te Kete Ipurangi schools database: Saint Joseph's School
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