Quarries in Christchurch: A History

On first glance, it may appear Christchurch’s quarrying and shingle pit history can only be found in the pages of old archives, but take a closer look; its mark lingers in parks, reserves, buildings, businesses, and street names which surround us. So sit back and have a gander at the pits once situated throughout our beloved garden city.

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Or, for a full timeline view, see our 'Quarries over time' page. 

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