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Kete Christchurch is an online resource bringing together records of local events, people, places and events - current and historical. Our aim is to gather the knowledge held by the community about the Christchurch and Banks Peninsula area by inviting people to share stories, photos, video and audio on this site.
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Laycock’s Collision Repairs has been in the panel beating industry in Christchurch for over 90 years. The company first opened
The Riccarton Rotary Market held every Sunday is the largest outdoor market in New Zealand
Named after the Rev. John Aldred (1818-1894). Location: On east side of Durham Street, north of Salisbury Street, close to
William Frederick Irving was a First World War soldier with links to Halswell
A community space that was established post-earthquake to give Cantabrians a site to run transitional activities and home for a
The Halswell Community Hall has been a focus for community activities in the Halswell area since 1913.
South Brighton Bowling Club is located in the South New Brighton Park
Entrance in Beatty Street. Bridge Reserve and South New Brighton Park have been referred to historically as Kibblewhite Reserve, Bridge
Stanley Robinson (Service No. 6/535) was a First World War soldier with links to New Brighton
Fulbert Astley Archer was a merchant and shipping company director with links to the suburb of Fendalton.
The Halswell Pottery Group has been a force on the Christchurch ceramics scene since its inception in the 1970s.
Wilfred Morgan (Service no. 41598) was a First World War soldier with links to New Brigton
Thomas Patrick Ryan was a First World war soldier with links to Burwood
Henry Guy Fearon (Service No. 10/704) was a First World War soldier with links to Burwood
Harry Vere (Service no. 6/2049) was a First World War soldier with links to New Brighton
Lawrence Frederic Corson (Service no. 24306) was a First World War soldier with links to New Brighton
The Colombo Street Baptist Church was built in 1930, and demolished after the 2011 earthquakes.
Stephen Radcliffe Archer (Service Number 7/509) was a First World War soldier with links to the suburb of Fendalton.
James Stephen Hawkins (Service no. 51838) was a World War I soldier with links to Woolston.
The Cracroft Caverns, also known as the Cashmere Caverns, were constructed in 1942 during World War II in response to
Clifton Willoughby Bingham (Service no. 34565) was a First World War Soldier with links to New Brighton.