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Christchurch Tram No 1 running on the Christchurch Tourist Tramway

In early 2010 Christchurch No 1 left the Ferrymead Tramway for a short period of service on the Christchurch Tourist Tramway. It is seen here leaving Cathedr...

 

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Ballantynes’ Fire Photographs - Christchurch City Libraries

Ballantynes’ Fire Photographs - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
Photographs from our collection showing the Ballantynes’ Fire of 18 November 1947 and its aftermath.
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Ballantynes Fire, Christchurch, 18 November 1947 - Christchurch City Libraries

Ballantynes Fire, Christchurch, 18 November 1947 - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
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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Christchurch Tram No 1 running on the Christchurch Tourist Tramway

In early 2010 Christchurch No 1 left the Ferrymead Tramway for a short period of service on the Christchurch Tourist Tramway. It is seen here leaving Cathedr...

 

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ChristchurchCityContextualHistoryOverviewThemeVII-docs.pdf

The Sport and Recreation chapter from "Contextual Historical Overview- Christchurch City.

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The Tepid Bath, Manchester Street, 1908

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Manchester Street, Public Buildings, Remembering Lost Christchurch, The City Centre...
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Welcome - Canterbury Museum - New Zealand Natural and Human Heritage. Christchurch, NZ

Welcome - Canterbury Museum - New Zealand Natural and Human Heritage. Christchurch, NZ | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
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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

Ōtākaro (Avon River) - Ti Kouka Whenua - Maori - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it

Background information on the Avon River.

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The Christchurch Tramway - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries

The Christchurch Tramway - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it

Background information on Christchurch's tramway.

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Burke Manuscript - Christchurch City Libraries

Burke Manuscript - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
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

Video Gallery | Christchurch Central Development Unit | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it

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

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Ballantynes Fire - Christchurch City Libraries

Ballantynes Fire - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
This resource was created in 1998 by digitising a Project Resource Pack published in 1990. Sources for the Project Resource Packs were the The Press, The Star, The Star-Sun and New Zealand Weekly News.
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Christchurch Earthquake - Live 2011/02/22

Us in the city tram - just a few seconds after the Earthquake happened and some buildings crashed right beside us.
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Christchurch scenes and trams from early 1900s

Early scenes (1900 - 1920?) from Christchurch. Includes "A Typical New Zealand Home" and the Governor General of New Zealand Sir Charles Fergusson and Lady F...
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Earthquakes

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Stories and images of earthquakes in Christchurch's past, from the Lost Christchurch webpage.

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Christchurch: A Chronology to 1989

Christchurch: A Chronology to 1989 | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
Christchurch: A Chronology to 1989 - records the historical events which have shaped Christchurch as we know it today.
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Digitised maps from Christchurch City Libraries Digital Maps Collection

Digitised maps from Christchurch City Libraries Digital Maps Collection | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | 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

Digital Publications Collection - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
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

Heritage Images Collection - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
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

Early Christchurch - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
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 | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | 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. | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | 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

Barbadoes Street Cemetery - Christchurch City Libraries | City School; Christchurch past, present and future. | Scoop.it
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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