Christchurch - a chronology


March 31
New Zealand’s first coin-in-the-slot postal franking machine on public trial in Christchurch.
May 16
Motor bus service to Timaru begins.
June 27
Yaldhurst School elects New Zealand’s first all-woman school committee.
September 19
Concert by pianist Jan Paderewski. He later became Prime Minister of Poland.
November 11
Christchurch Cathedral completed. Architect George Gilbert Scott.

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