Story: Canterbury region

The council chamber (2nd of 2)

The council chamber

This is the sombre, wood-panelled passage in the Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings. Completed in 1865, the buildings were regarded as the finest example of High Victorian Gothic architecture in New Zealand before the 2011 earthquake.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Politics and government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2021)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015