Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1887

January 10
Tramway to New Brighton completed.
February 14
Telephone link to Dunedin opens.
March 24
First City Council offices open. This building at the corner of Oxford Terrace and Worcester Street was designed by S. Hurst Seager. It was the first public building in Christchurch to break with the prevailing tradition of Gothic, Classic or Venetian style.
July 6
Heavy floods. 3 young men drown in the Avon River as a result of a boating mishap.

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