|Best Things to do in Hornby New Zealand
Best Things to do in Hornby New Zealand
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|#1 of 4 Things To Do in Hornby|
~2.60 miles from Hornby city center
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Riccarton is a suburb of Christchurch. It is due west of the city centre, separated from it by Hagley Park. Upper Riccarton is to the west of Riccarton.On 12 April 1840, the ship "Sarah and Elizabeth lands Herriot, McGillivray, Ellis, Shaw (and wife) and McKinnon (with his wife and child) who try to establish a farm at Riccarton. They are the first European settlers on the plains."In January 1841, they abandon their attempt to farm in the area.Riccarton House is the homestead of the Deans family, who along with the Gebbies and the Mansons were the first Europeans to settle in Christchurch in 1843. A replica of their original cob cottage is on the grounds. Riccarton House is now a function centre.The Deans brothers, John and William, named the suburb after the parish in Ayrshire, Sc...
|#2 of 4 Things To Do in Hornby|
CBS Canterbury Arena
~3.46 miles from Hornby city center
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|#3 of 4 Things To Do in Hornby|
~4.77 miles from Hornby city center
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Christchurch City Centre
~5.21 miles from Hornby city center
Hotels Close to Christchurch City Centre
Visit the cathedral and the tower for a great view over the city. If you have no time for a visit to the wildlife parks take the chance to "meet" a kiwi (bird) at the Southern Encounter/Aquarium. The entrance is beside the Pathway Souvenir Shop, just some steps from the Visitor Centre and Starbucks Café, in the old Regent's Theatre building (building with the creamy white domed tower).- Walk around the left side of the cathedral. Turn left into a mall named Cathedral Junction (cafés, shops, tramway). Cross it. Across the next street (Gloucester) starts New Regent Street, Christchurch's most picturesque street, with its pastel blue, green and yellow facades in Spanish Mission Style. Best photos when the tramway passes... ;-) Do not miss to have a look at the tons of teddybears in the In...