This week in Christchurch history (6 – 12 January)

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

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

More January events in our Christchurch chronology.