Kōrero: Canterbury region

The council chamber (2 o 2)

The council chamber

This is the sombre, wood-panelled passage in the Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings. Completed in 1865, the buildings were regarded as the finest example of High Victorian Gothic architecture in New Zealand before the 2011 earthquake.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Politics and government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10344/the-council-chamber (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015