18 March 1850
Jollie completes survey and plan of Christchurch.
20 March 1873
Death of pioneer doctor and photographer Dr A.C. Barker.
21 March 1848
Canterbury Association formed in London.
22 March 1975
3000 joggers take part in the first City-to-Surf fun run.
24 March 1887
First City Council offices open. This building at the corner of Oxford Terrace and Worcester Street was designed by S. Hurst Seager. It was the first public building in Christchurch to break with the prevailing tradition of Gothic, Classic or Venetian style.
More March events in our Christchurch chronology.