This week in Christchurch history (30 September – 6 October)

30 September 1972
New Town Hall complex and James Hay Theatre (designed by Warren and Mahoney) opens.
Ferrier Fountain commissioned.

1 October 1870
Opening of Canterbury Museum building, designed by B.W. Mountfort.

3 October 1988
Park Royal Hotel opens in Victoria Square.

5 October 1899
First Boer War contingent leaves Lyttelton.

Christchurch chronology
A timeline of Christchurch events in
chronological order from pre-European times to 1989.

More September and October events in the Chronology.