Thomas Woolner's statue of John Robert Godley, the founder of the Canterbury settlement, was unveiled on 6 August 1867 before a crowd of 2,000. It was the first memorial statue in New Zealand. The memorial was originally sited in the middle of Cathedral Square in Christchurch.
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Photograph by Alfred Charles Barker
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