Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1941

January 24
Civic reception for playwright/composer Noel Coward.
April 1
Huntsbury and Borough of New Brighton join City.
June 25
German minelayer "Adjutant" lays mines in the approaches to Lyttelton Harbour. But this German claim is unsupported - no trace of the mines was ever found.
September
First play centre established at Fendalton.
December 12
Slit trenches dug in Hagley Park and in Cranmer and Latimer Squares.
(no date)
W.P. Glue begins unbroken term of 30 years as a City Councillor.

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