Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1907

February 4
Serious fire on the Port Hills. Victoria Park plantation destroyed.
March 10
Foundation stone laid for the Cashmere sanitorium. Poet James K. Baxter was an undistinguished employee in the 1940s.
April 1
Beckenham and Fisherton join City.
May 14
Fire seriously damages the Antigua Street boatsheds.
July
First meeting of the Christchurch Fire Board.
December 14
First Plunket Shield cricket match at Lancaster Park. (Auckland defeated Canterbury.)
(no date)
McCormacks Bay causeway built. This was for trams only. It was widened for motor traffic by unemployed labour during the depression of the 1930s. See 1937.

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