10 January 1887
Tramway to New Brighton completed.
11 January 1851
First copy of the “Lyttelton Times”, edited by J.E. FitzGerald. Read the first issue online.
In January 1988, construction began on what was once  Christchurch’s tallest building to date, the 76.3m Price Waterhouse building.

Price Waterhouse Coopers

More January events in our Christchurch chronology.