Story: Memorials and monuments

Godley statue: 1920s (2nd of 3)

Godley statue: 1920s

In March 1918 the statue of Canterbury settlement founder John Robert Godley was moved from its position in front of Christchurch cathedral to the north side of the cathedral, as shown in this 1920s photo. It was shifted to make way for a tram shelter and public toilets.

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Jock Phillips, 'Memorials and monuments - 19th-century memorials', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32515/godley-statue-1920s (accessed 25 June 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 26 Mar 2015