This section lists important council events that took place between 1851 and 1980.
Canterbury Provincial Government replaces the Canterbury Association, and Hagley Park is created.
Christchurch City Council established. Find our where the Four Avenues got their names.
Lancaster Park, the tramway to Sumner and Municipal Chambers open, streets get sealed and Borough Councils are formed.
Cathedrals opened, first electric trams, first electric streetlights, first woman councillor, high-pressure water supply, and more Borough Councils.
New Council offices in Manchester street, Harewood Airport and Summit Road open, first pensioner housing and diesel buses.
Farewell to the trams and trolley buses, hello to the libraries, the international airport (New Zealand's first), and parking meters.
First District Plan, high-rise glass building, parking building, section of Northern Motorway and women bus drivers.