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Christchurch Supreme Court, 1895

Christchurch Supreme Court, 1895

English lawyers were prominent in the early days of the profession and became the first judges and chief justices of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court building, now destroyed, was designed in the Gothic revival style often seen in Christchurch.

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Reference: PhotoCD 3 IMG0039 Z MS 140, p. 99

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Contribution to government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015