Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1917

February 9
Scott statue, sculpted by his widow, unveiled opposite the (then) Municipal Offices in Oxford Terrace.
March 20
Avonside and St Martins join City.
May 7
Canterbury Aviation Company makes first flights from Sockburn Aerodrome, New Zealand’s first airport.
May
Mrs A. Wells becomes Christchurch’s first woman City Councillor.
June 9
Sign of the Kiwi opens.
December
Canterbury Exhibition Hall in Manchester Street burned out.

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