55 Main North Road Papanui Christchurch, New Zealand

+64 3 352 6535


With over 1,650 FREE carparks, Northlands provides the perfect destination for ‘one-stop-shopping’.

We have a variety of free parking time limits depending on what type of shop you’re here for – a quick dash in and out, through to a full shopping spree!

  • 60 minutes (1 hour): Outside Woolworths
  • 240 minutes (4 hours)
    • Near Farmers
    • Outside The Warehouse
    • Basement under Woolworths
    • All floors of our multi-level carpark buildings

Our Accessible car parks are located close to centre entrances and do not have a time limit; you can park as long as you like whilst you shop.

Accessibility parks are located at our entrances close to;

  • Centre Management Office
  • ASB Bank
  • Langdons Quarter Dining
  • Farmers
  • Woolworths
  • One NZ

Camper Van parking is available near Woolworths.  These parks are 12m long x 6.8m wide, with entry from Main North Road.

Our car parks are monitored by Parking Enforcement Services (PES) to make sure parks are being used by customers visiting Northlands. If you need extra time to enjoy shopping here just give us a call on 03 352 6535, or pop into the Centre Management office and let our friendly team know.
*Parking terms of use apply, see signage throughout our carparks.

What do I do if I have received a parking ticket if I have been shopping at Northlands?
Please refer to the details on the back of your parking ticket to see how to pay or appeal your ticket, or you can click here to appeal your ticket on the PES website.


By car

We’re conveniently located at 55 Main North Road Papanui, Christchurch, and we’re hard to miss. Driving is a great option and parking is plentiful.

Easy access parking for Woolworths and Farmers can be found off Main North Road, or head down Langdons or Sawyers Arms Roads to connect to Sisson Drive and park in one of our two multi-deck car park buildings, where you will find the best parking for  Langdons Quarter dining , HOYTS and The Warehouse.

Accessibility parks are located close to our centre entrances, and they do not have a time limit; you can park as long as you like whilst you shop at Northlands.

Camper Van parking is available in the carpark near Woolworths.  These parks are 12m long x 6.8m wide with entry off Main North Road.

Our multi-level carparks also provide EV charging stations.


By bus

There is a bus stop conveniently located outside Northlands Shopping Centre. A number of bus services stop at this stop including The Orbiter and Red Buses.

For timetable details please phone Metro Information on 03 366 8855 alternatively details can be found here on the Metro website.


See our friendly Customer service team, located at the Centre Management office to book or call a taxi for you.

Contact us and feedback

Northlands Contact

+64 3 352 6535