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A $1.5 million project to restore Christchurch’s heritage Thomas Edmonds Band Rotunda on the banks of the Avon River is set to start this week
The owners of two important heritage buildings in Christchurch’s city centre could receive financial help from Christchurch City Council to restore them.
A new digital repository captures the heritage of Canterbury, with rare images and previously unpublished community and personal records now publicly accessible.
A heritage grant will see one of the oldest cottages in Akaroa, built by one of the town’s first European settlers, given a fresh coat of paint.
Remnants of the Berlin Wall have gone up in Christchurch in time for the anniversary month of the controversial barrier’s fall 30 years ago.
An outstanding piece of colonial furniture has been bought by Akaroa Museum and the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.
Behind the white plastic wrapping that shrouds New Brighton’s clock tower, a team of experienced contractors are working hard to turn back time.
Work is under way to convert the former home of acclaimed New Zealand artist Bill Sutton into a community centre and house museum showcasing his life and art.
Spring fairs, a rare glimpse inside an historic mansion undergoing restoration, and the chance to explore heritage hot spots in the central city are some of the highlights of this year’s Beca Christchurch Heritage Festival.
The former Christchurch home of suffragist Kate Sheppard is going to be used as a heritage venue and educational centre where people can learn about trailblazing New Zealand women.
The unique history and heritage of Christ Church Cathedral will be celebrated at the upcoming Beca Christchurch Heritage Festival 2019.
New Zealand’s oldest operational steamship, based in Lyttelton since 1907, has been thrown a funding lifeline by a Christchurch City Council committee.