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Redcliffs

Redcliffs

The suburb of Redcliffs near Sumner in Christchurch is rather obviously named after its red cliffs. The cliffs are composed of volcanic rocks.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Local naming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19350/redcliffs (accessed 11 December 2018)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 24 Nov 2008