Welcome to Places of the Waimakariri. Here you will find images and brief histories about notable buildings and places in the Waimakariri District, some of which have been lost to the recent Canterbury earthquakes.

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Lowlands flooding near Skewbridge.
Photographs taken for the Waimakariri 2000 project
Lees Valley (Waimakariri 2000).
A photographic record created by the Rangiora and Kaiapoi Photographic Societies in the year 2000 to create a record of
Methodist Church, Waikuku.
1403 Main North Road, Waikuku
Red Lion Hotel.
The first hotel in Rangiora was the Lion, which opened in 1857 on land that Thomas Wilberfoss Foster had bought

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Kaiapoi War Memorial.

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