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The Palms, Shirley

The Palms, Shirley

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.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - East Christchurch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015