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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.
Anybody with any information about Christchurch and Banks Peninsula that will enrich this archive is invited to contribute.  
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 Harcourts Grenadier Beckenham, 124-130 Colombo Street,  28 December 2004.
Tennyson Street runs from Colombo Street to the Heathcote River.
61A Tennyson Street, From Distance.
The former Camelot Settlement workers’ dwelling at 61A Tennyson Street was built under the terms of the Liberal Governments Workers’
Moa Reserve, 23 April 2017 #P1080947.
A local park in the Central City  with multi-play structure & swings. Runs from Melrose Street to Ely Street, Joing
Street Sign, Corner of Moa Place and Madras Street, 23 April 2017.
Moa Place runs off Madras Street
Linwood College Lower Fields, Ferry Road, 29 March 2009.
Te Oranga Waikura is an urban forest and stormwater basin located at 521 Ferry Road, Woolston.
Te Ara Ōtākaro is a 12km riverside walking, running and cycling trail along the Avon River / Ōtākaro.
Lanterns over Victoria Street Bridge2008  Lantern Festival.
The Victoria Street Bridge crosses the Avon River and was officially opened on 26 September 1864.
Oxford on Avon, 794 Colombo Street,  27 February 2005.
A hotel on the site at 794 Colombo Street was first built in 1862 and rebuilt in brick in 1882-1883.
Colombo Street Bridge.
The Colombo Street Bridge, built in 1902, crosses the Avon River south of Kilmore Street.
311 Oxford Terrace: "The Bricks".
Situated on Cambridge Terrace, on the banks of the Avon River, the Bricks Site memorial, erected in 1926, marks an
Situated in the Avon River, between the Durham Street South Bridge and Montreal Street Bridge, the island marks the location
Situated on the banks of the Avon River in Victoria Square, it is assumed to be the surviving ramp of
Erected in 1897 in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, the clock tower was originally situated at the intersection of
14 Oxford Terrace - Pegasus Arms.
Initially constructed in 1851, this former dwelling has historical associations with Dr. Benjamin Moorhouse and the printing firm, Pegasus Press.
Alfred James Francis Varney (Service no. 6/3190) was a First World war soldier with links to Lyttelton
The Old Stone House at Cracroft .
Also known as Old Stone House, the Cracroft House Servants' Quarters was built in 1870 to house the Indian employees
Edmonds Poplars Clock And Telephone Cabinet.
Built in 1929 as part of the River Bank Improvement Scheme with contributions made by Thomas Edmonds.
Edmonds Poplars Clock And Telephone Cabinet.
Built in 1929 as part of the River Bank Improvement Scheme with contributions made by Thomas Edmonds.
Friendship Corner, Oxford Terrace, Christchurch, 17 December 2009.
Friendship Corner, Oxford Terrace, Christchurch.
St Marks School Fair, 5 November 2016 #P1060478.
In June, 1921, the vicar of St Mark’s Parish in Opawa, Canon Henry Williams, established a church day school in
Akaroa French Festival 2015 .
Biennial event held in Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, celebrating the town's heritage.
George Hamilton Gillanders (11/802A) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton.
Robert MacGregor Mackintosh (Service No. 29274), was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Red stickered by EQC/Council after 22 September 2011 earthquakes Comment from inspection report "Very run down property. Part brick part
Christchurch Coastal Pathway, 4 July 2015 #P1050364.
Cement/whitewash rendered cob (or sod) cottage located on the Main Road near the Ferrymead Bridge, Ferrymead
Owen Leonard Haase (Service no. 7/786) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Henry Walter Vicary (Australian Army 37/4349) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Edward Hanson (Service No. 8/920) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Charles Francis Horwell (Service number 40812) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Charles Thomas Gaskell (Service No. 11644) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton.
Claude Findley Manson (service number 63261) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Lawrence Clyde Goodwin (service number 23/2565) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Samuel Haydon Townsend (service number 15047) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
George Macann (service number 6/1905) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
George Macann (service number 6/1905) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Henry Gill McKenzie (service number 6/1915) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
On the Summit Road.
Christchurch City Libraries’ annual Photo Hunt aims to discover photographic treasures that tell the stories of our past.
Ernest Henry Manson (service number 8/934) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton
Edward John Perkins Frew (6/3943) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton.
John Robert Raxworthy (Service No. 34731) was a First World War soldier with links to Upper Riccarton.

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