Heritage

Christchurch - a chronology

1969

May 25
First pair of one-way streets (Lichfield and St Asaph Streets) in operation. With traffic signals eventually controlled by a computer, this was the beginning of New Zealand’s first area traffic control scheme.
June
Mona Vale estate bought by City and Riccarton Borough.
November 1
Ministry of Transport takes over traffic enforcement from City Council.

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