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Christchurch Town Hall

- Currently closed due to earthquake damage - The Christchurch Town Hall in Kilmore Street will be restored over the next three years, with restoration due to be completed in 2018. -

This modernist building was designed in 1965 by one of New Zealand’s leading architectural firms Warren and Mahoney – the result of the largest and most significant design competition seen in NZ until the 1990s. Officially opened in 1972, this building served as the City’s town hall until 2011. It was the first purpose-built town hall constructed in NZ for 50 years. The acoustic engineering of the auditorium influenced auditoria design internationally. The building has suffered earthquake damage from liquefaction and lateral spreading of the ground towards the Avon River.

Kilmore Street, Central City

Last updated: 18.01.2016