Summer picnics at the Groynes, is a childhood experience common to many of the citizens of Christchurch. Popular since the ... More
Summer picnics at the Groynes, is a childhood experience common to many of the citizens of Christchurch. Popular since the 1920s, it is still hard to beat as a place for family recreation. A wetland area dominated by the Otukaikino creek, large trees provide ample shelter for all manner of activities. Younger children will love the excellent playground equipment and the ducks, while older ones might like an excursion onto the lake in a hire canoe or water bike. The easy walkways are suitable for all ages. Other facilities include gas barbecues, and a summer shop.
The quaint, English style, wooden boat sheds on the banks of the Avon River (Otakaro) are a reminder of yesteryear.
Built in 1882 by two boat builders, the distinctive green and white striped, rustic boat sheds continue to launch ...
The suburb of New Brighton was once a bustling commercial center for Christchurch, and boasted a classic wooden pier as
one of its attractions. That pier was destroyed, but the Christchurch Pier now reaches 320 meters out across the ...
The quintessential cultural venue of the city is housed within grand Gothic revival buildings, and linked by a maze of
courtyards. The buildings were gifted to the people of Christchurch in 1974 to use as a community arts centre. ...
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