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Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial Oi Manawa

The Memorial is a place for people to reflect on the devastating 2010 and 2011 earthquakes that changed Canterbury and its communities forever, honouring those who lost their lives on 22 February 2011, acknowledging those who were seriously injured and everyone who helped in the rescue and recovery operation.

It comprises a reflective space on the north bank of the river and a Memorial Wall on the south bank. 

Banks of Ōtākaro/Avon River, between Montreal Street & Rhododendron Island


Last updated: 04.05.2021