Buildings and public art give us a real sense of how the city has grown as well as commemorating our past, present and future.
Historic walking tours within easy walking distances and longer historic trails, which require the use of public transport.
An annual festival held in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula to celebrate the heritage of our district.
Our strategy to recognise, protect and celebrate the heritage/taonga of Ōtautahi Christchurch and Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū Banks Peninsula.
Resource consent is required for demolition or relocation of, and some alterations to, heritage items scheduled in the Christchurch District Plan.
Heritage grant funding supports owners, kaitiaki, communities and groups to protect, promote and celebrate the unique stories and places which are our taonga.
A history of women's suffrage in Christchurch and information on the Kate Sheppard Memorial.
The Council maintains flag poles in the following locations and are maintained quarterly.
Christchurch was founded in 1850 on the arrival of about 800 settlers from the United Kingdom, and became New Zealand's first city, by Royal Charter, in 1856.