Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1874

May 30
First rugby match played.
June 2
"The Press" publishes an evening paper, "The Globe" to compete with "The Star". It became "The Telegraph", then "The Truth", then "Evening News". Publication ceased in May 1917.
June 15
Canterbury College (University) opens. A subsequent public protest prevented its proposed buildings from being sited in what are now the Botanic Gardens.
October 23
Canterbury Club building (designed by Frederick Strouts) inaugurated.
November 18
Addington saleyards open.

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