Townsend Fields is fortunate to have entered the development realm when the prominence of the ecological and cultural significance was at the forefront of the sector. The family behind Townsend Fields’ location are two long-standing local land owners, Jim and Susan Wakefield. The current land owners are passionately ensuring the area retains its natural beauty while subsequently creating a subdivision where home-owners can build to their specific needs. The Wakefield family have a philanthropic history dedicated to the benefit of Canterbury’s residents and art precincts.
The streets at Townsend Fields are named after some of New Zealand’s renowned artists, paying tribute to their work, while also acknowledging the Wakefield’s contribution to Canterbury’s art scene. The following streets are celebrated and named after: