- 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.
More January events in our Christchurch chronology.