Christchurch has occasional heavy snowfalls in winter. This one, in 2005, transformed the area near the Durham Street Methodist Church into a scene reminiscent of an English town at Christmas. The church collapsed in the February 2011 earthquake.
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Photograph by John Kelcher
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