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.
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.
Find our about our vision for protecting our heritage places in Christchurch, and the policies that guide us.
Resource consent is required for demolition or relocation of, and some alterations to, heritage items scheduled in the Christchurch District Plan.
Heritage places may be scheduled in the Christchurch District Plan.
Financial assistance for repairs and maintenance of heritage items.
Free advice to owners of heritage buildings, places and objects.
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.
The conservation of places of cultural heritage value and dedicated to the conservation of the world's historic monuments and sites.
We are exploring future use and funding options for a number of Council-owned heritage buildings and would like to hear from all interested parties.