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Christchurch and Canterbury Sights

Landing Service Building

  • 2 George St. Map It
  • Timaru
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 02/26/2014

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Once a harborside office, the Landing Service Building is now set back from the port because of the foreshore's land reclamation. The restored bluestone building houses the information center, a restaurant, and a small maritime display. A significant Māori rock art exhibition, Te Ana, is also there. Just outside the building sits Captain Cain, cast in bronze. This harbormaster was at the center of a 19th-century scandal when it was revealed that he had been poisoned by his son-in-law.

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2 George St., Timaru, Canterbury, 7910, New Zealand

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Updated 02/26/2014


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