The laidback town of Amberley is surrounded by scenic mountains and prosperous Canterbury farmland. Amberley and its 1100 people service the surrounding farming area. If you're looking for a good place to enjoy brunch, Amberley boasts one of New Zealand's top caf├ęs - the Nor'Wester. Attractions in Amberley include wineries, walks, golf and relaxing in the hot pools at the nearby alpine spa of Hanmer Springs.