Story: Canterbury places

Christchurch central anchor projects and precincts

In July 2012, after extensive consultation, a blueprint for the development of the centre of Christchurch was released. It envisaged a low-rise city, and identified 12 anchor projects and precincts with distinct characters and purposes. They are identified on this map, which was constantly updated as the rebuild proceeded.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Central Christchurch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

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