Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1900

September
53 room McLean’s mansion completed in Manchester Street - the largest private house ever built in New Zealand. It was originally called "Holly Lea".
November 1
Canterbury Jubilee Exhibition opens in the New Canterbury Exhibition Hall, Manchester Street. See 1924.
(no date)
First sealed street (part of Cashel Street) built.
Nicholas Oates (see 1899) receives the City’s first motor traffic violation for frightening a horse with his newly imported motor car.

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