Christchurch – this week in history (4 March – 10 March)

Roald Amundsen4 March 1977
Museum Antarctic wing opens. View our page on Antarctica and its Christchurch connections.

5 March 1863
Samuel Bealey elected third Superintendent of Canterbury.

7 March 1925
Cholmondeley Home for children (a gift of Hugh Heber Cholmondeley) opens at Governors Bay.

9 March 1963
Concerts by jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong.

More March events in our Christchurch chronology.

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