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Barbadoes Street Cemetery - Christchurch City Libraries

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Barbadoes Street Cemetery, the city’s oldest, first opened in 1851. Includes Barbadoes Street Cemetery Tour Guide based on cemetery tours that take place as part of annual Heritage Week events. The guides are from the research and notes of Richard L.
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Ballantynes’ Fire Photographs - Christchurch City Libraries

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Photographs from our collection showing the Ballantynes’ Fire of 18 November 1947 and its aftermath.
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Avon River Christchurch New Zealand Documentory

An informative and interesting movie documenting the history of the City of Christchurch's Avon River. Filmed & narrated by Gregg Hurrell.
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Ōtākaro (Avon River) - Ti Kouka Whenua - Maori - Christchurch City Libraries

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Background information on the Avon River.

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The Christchurch Tramway - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries

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Background information on Christchurch's tramway.

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Burke Manuscript - Christchurch City Libraries

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The manuscript is the work of William Ellison Burke, a bailiff at the Christchurch Court who was later jailed for embezzlement.
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World's First Pop-up shopping mall, opening day, 29 Oct 2011

The first part of Christchurch's CBD opened at 1230 pm on Saturday 29 October 2011.

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Video Gallery | Christchurch Central Development Unit

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Video Gallery from Chirstchurch Central Development Unit  with various aspects of the plan for a new central city.

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The Recovery Plan | Christchurch Central Development Unit

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The Christchurch Central Recovery Plan (CCRP) outlines the future development of central Christchurch.It incorporates a spatial Blueprint Plan developed by a professional consortium working with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) over a 100 day period.

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Kete Christchurch

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Kete is a community built digital library of arts, local, cultural and heritage resources and knowledge. It contains material from public and private collections; and promotes and supports the creation and sharing of everyday cultural and heritage content. Kete aims to get privately owned papers and photographs out from under beds and sitting alongside public archive and photograph collections. Kete offers local communities the opportunity to capture contemporary and heritage memories and stories, supports historical and local societies to share their material in an online forum, and is a community space to celebrate who we are, how we live and what we do, through photographs, video, audio footage and stories.

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Inner city report, 1946 - Christchurch City Libraries

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Photographs and hand drawn plans from a report written by A.F. Stacey for the Christchurch City Council. The report documents inner city right-of-ways, and congested central city streets.
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Laying the foundation stone of the Christchurch Municipal Tepid Baths by the Mayor, George Payling : [1907] - Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

Laying the foundation stone of the Christchurch Municipal Tepid Baths by the Mayor, George Payling : [1907] - Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection | Library amazingness | Scoop.it
Photograph - Laying the foundation stone of the Christchurch Municipal Tepid Baths by the Mayor, George Payling [1907] , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection...
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Digitised maps from Christchurch City Libraries Digital Maps Collection

Digitised maps from Christchurch City Libraries Digital Maps Collection | Library amazingness | Scoop.it
A selection of thumbnails of digitised maps from Christchurch City Libraries Digital Maps Collection - click through to view the maps...
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Digital Publications Collection - Christchurch City Libraries

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A selection of publications, pamphlets and booklets from various sources including library and City Council publications and items from our collection, presented as Adobe PDF files.
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Heritage Images Collection - Christchurch City Libraries

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These images of early Christchurch and Canterbury have been digitised from the collections of Christchurch City Libraries. They have been sourced from newspapers, archives, books, reports and donations from private collections.
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Early Christchurch - Christchurch City Libraries

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Fact sheets about early Christchurch, its people and institutions.
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Plans of Christchurch Buildings, from the Christchurch City Council Archive - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries

Plans of Christchurch Buildings, from the Christchurch City Council Archive - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries | Library amazingness | Scoop.it
A selection of thumbnails of architectural drawings, from the Christchurch City Council Archive - click through to view the plans...
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Christchurch Tramway, your inner city heritage tour – Our Trams.

Christchurch Tramway, your inner city heritage tour – Our Trams. | Library amazingness | Scoop.it

Background information about Christchurch's historic trams.Check out the links on the left handside for what's happened to the trams since the earthquakes.

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Barbadoes Street Cemetery - Christchurch City Libraries

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Barbadoes Street Cemetery, the city’s oldest, first opened in 1851. Includes Barbadoes Street Cemetery Tour Guide based on cemetery tours that take place as part of annual Heritage Week events. The guides are from the research and notes of Richard L.
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Cathedral Square and the Cathedral - Images Collection - Christchurch City Libraries

Cathedral Square and the Cathedral - Images Collection - Christchurch City Libraries | Library amazingness | Scoop.it

Collections of photographs of specific topics or subjects..there is a wealth of information underneath many of the photos once you open the link.

 

 

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Canterbury - New Zealand : of all the countries of the world this is where you would choose to labour and live - Canterbury Progress League - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries

Canterbury - New Zealand : of all the countries of the world this is where you would choose to labour and live - Canterbury Progress League - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries | Library amazingness | Scoop.it

A promotional pamphlet from the Canterbury Progress league published in 1921 advertising the benefits of Canterbury to industry and to potential migrants.

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Ballantynes Fire, Christchurch, 18 November 1947 - Christchurch City Libraries

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This resource was created in 1998 by digitising a Project Resource Pack published in 1990 and has seen several revisions since. Sources for the Project Resource Packs were the The Press, The Star, The Star-Sun and New Zealand Weekly News.
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Cathedral Square on a tram excursion day to Sumner : [1900] - Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

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Photograph - Cathedral Square on a tram excursion day to Sumner [1900] , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection...
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Johann Franz Julius Von Haast - Christchurch City Libraries

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The life of Julius Von Haast, founder of the Canterbury Museum.
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