Christchurch - a chronology


January 17
City Council grants charter to 2nd Battalion, RNZIR.
April 23-24
Visit by Queen Mother.
May 25
Steering committe set up to plan Ferrymead Historic Park.
June 8
New "Wahine", described as "the largest vehicular ferry in the world", begins on the Lyttelton-Wellington run.
August 9
First City Council urban renewal housing (Airedale Courts) opens.

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