Sights & Attractions in Christchurch and Canterbury

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Akaroa Historic Area Walk
Amble along the narrow streets past old-fashioned little cottages...
Trails Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula
 
Akaroa Museum
The focus of historic interest is the Akaroa Museum, which has...
Museums / Galleries Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula
 
Antigua Boat Sheds & Cafe
Built for the Christchurch Boating Club in 1882, this green-and-white...
Marinas / Piers Christchurch
 
Bridge of Remembrance
Arching over Cashel Street, this Oamaru, limestone, memorial...
Bridges / Tunnels Christchurch
 
Firefighters Memorial
Local artist Graham Bennett used crooked girders from the collapsed...
Memorials / Monuments Christchurch
 
Hagley Park
Hagley Park was developed by European settlers in the mid-1800s...
Parks Christchurch
 
Okains Bay
The contrast of the rim of the old volcanic cone and the coves...
Bodies of Water Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula
 
Okains Bay Māori and Colonial Museum
This collection of buildings contains 20,000 Māori and 19th-century...
Museum Village, Museums / Galleries, Beaches, Historic Districts / Sites Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula
 
Pleasant Point
A 20-minute drive northwest from Timaru is Pleasant Point, an...
Memorials / Monuments Timaru
 
Provincial Council Chambers
This impressive complex of Gothic Revival stone and wooden buildings...
Historic Districts / Sites, Government Buildings Christchurch
 
South Canterbury Museum
Anything to do with South Canterbury's past gets covered here...
Museums / Galleries Timaru
 
St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church
The bell in this church's belfry came out with the Canterbury...
Religious Sites Christchurch
 
Suffrage Memorial
This bronze memorial wall, unveiled in 1993, commemorates 100...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Christchurch
 
Victoria Square
This square was named for Queen Victoria in her jubilee year...
Historic Districts / Sites Christchurch
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