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Canterbury Heritage and History, New Zealand

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RICCARTON HOUSE & BUSH TOURS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Our guided tours offer you a glimpse of days gone by around every corner, taking you through a world of Victorian and Edwardian splendour. Begun in 1856, this grand homestead was the home of Canterbury's pioneering Deans family for 91 years. Take a walk through the last surviving remnant of ancient kahikatea forest that once covered the Canterbury Plains...(more)

SOUTH CANTERBURY MUSEUM - Timaru

Location: Canterbury - Timaru

The South Canterbury Museum has a focus on the natural heritage and history of the South Canterbury region of New Zealand - land, life and people. We collect specimens, artifacts, images, documents and information that can be used to explore the region's heritage. Everyone is welcome to enjoy Timaru and South Canterbury's history...(more)

AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Experience one of the world's best military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals and personal war stories. Come and explore our collection, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and enjoy our children's activities. FREE ADMISSION, open daily...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Avon River Punting

Location: Canterbury

Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, summer or winter, wrapped in luxury as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly...(more)

FERRYMEAD HERITAGE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Ferrymead Heritage Park takes you back into New Zealand's past. Visit the Edwardian Township complete with houses, school classroom, church, picture theatre, jail, railway station, trains, post office, printers, tobacconist, general store, lawyer’s office and more. View the fascinating array of museum and heritage collections. Close to the Port Hills, Sumner, Redcliffs, Heathcote Valley and the port of Lyttleton...(more)