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An ancient turtle fossil discovered in a church pillar in Christchurch may have lived up to 35 million years ago.
Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board members want to correct the historical misspelling of Kaputone Creek, seeking an official name change to Kā Pūtahi.
A proposal for a new targeted rate to help fund the restoration of some of Christchurch’s most prominent heritage buildings is included in Christchurch City Council’s 10-year draft budget.
The earthquakes may have claimed many of our heritage buildings but Christchurch is still teeming with connections to our past – if you know where to look.
A new information board telling the story of the Lyttelton Rail Tunnel – the oldest rail tunnel in New Zealand - has been erected on Heathcote Valley’s Station Road.
Work to restore the Old Municipal Chambers, a significant central city heritage building, will begin early next year.
Christchurch City Council has secured ownership of another piece of a nationally significant site near Akaroa that is of immense significance to Ngāti Irakehu, Ngāi Tārewa and Ngāi Tahu.
Christchurch City Council will consider next week whether it should accept the gift of the Citizens’ War Memorial from Church Property Trustees (CPT).