Definition of the four main centres in English:

the four main centres

phrase

NZ
  • Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

    ‘the four main centres are earmarked as venues’
    • ‘This is the only seat that we took off the Government in any of the four main centres, and that is an achievement that people here can take great pride in.’
    • ‘The railway line is the main artery of Tawa, offering immediate access to the four main centres.’
    • ‘Churches in the four main centres had been selected to ensure a fair cross section of seismic scenarios in New Zealand.’
    • ‘Napier is the only place, outside of the four main centres where this programme will be screening.’
    • ‘We won the 1977 Chatham Cup, which was unheard of for a team outside the four main centres to achieve.’
    • ‘Film fans in the four main centres are in for a treat local cinemas are presenting a one-off double feature screening of two of the best creature features ever made.’