Large American-style suburban shopping malls, such as The Palms in Shirley, are popular in Christchurch. At weekends they attract shoppers who would otherwise visit central city stores. The Palms was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake and was substantially closed for six months.
Using this item
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips
This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand Licence