Story: Canterbury places

Abandoned house, Bexley, 2014

Abandoned house, Bexley, 2014

The suburb of Bexley once included much relatively new housing. However, following the earthquakes many homes were declared to be in the red zone. Some were removed for re-use elsewhere, while others were demolished. By 2014 a number, such as this one, had been simply enclosed by fencing and abandoned.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - East Christchurch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2023)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015