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The Halswell Quarry Stone House and garden is recommended for registration as a Category II as a place of historical and cultural heritage significance and value. The house and garden form a distinct and pleasing entity that characterises and signals a once-important quarry site in Canterbury. The house itself is built in the Californian

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Halswell Wikipedia

Halswell has a public swimming pool, library, Catholic, Anglican, United and Baptist churches, a post office with Kiwibank. The Halswell Quarry Park is a 60.4 hectares (0.604 km 2) family orientated park maintained by the Christchurch City Council. The park features all weather walking tracks, a mountain bike track, dog and horse exercise areas

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Halswell Quarry Walk FREE walks

Halswell Quarry, which played a major role in the development of Christchurch, ceased production in 1990 after 140 years of quarrying. Its fine blue-grey stone can be seen in many of the city's prominent buildings including the Canterbury Museum and Provincial Council Buildings.

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Halswell Quarry Park (Christchurch) 2019 All You Need to

This quarry converted to a park has historical signage, easy walk tracks, and from the top the views of the Southern Alps are spectacular. Highly recommended. Just watch out for the doggie poo. Owners need to clean up after their mutts.

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Little Learner Loop (Halswell Quarry),Christchurch

Turn into the main carkpark of Halswell Quarry through the stone gates. Follow the road past the historic stone building and coffee cart, until it opens out into a large carpark this is a good place to park. Look for the small toilet block on the edge of the carpark. The trail starts directly beside it. Transport and parking: Ample safe

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Halswell Quarry Park New Zealand Tramper

2001-07-08· The 55 hectare Halswell Quarry Park is a new development on the outskirts of Christchurch city. The disused quarry has been transformed into a large family-oriented parkland. There's a liberal sprinkling of well-situated picnic tables, ample grassy space for families and dogs, and botanical interest with the newly established Sister Cities' Gardens.

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HALSWELL QUARRY WALKS CHRISTCHURCH GARDENS

Halswell Quarry Christchurch Walks. Duration of walk: Various walks ranging from 5 40 minutes with the opportunity to combine walks its up to the individual to pick the route and pathways the quarry has picnic areas and includes walkways around the lakes and sister city gardens great asset for Christchurch.

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Halswell History Review of Halswell Quarry Park

Halswell Quarry Park: Halswell History See 22 traveller reviews, 26 candid photos, and great deals for Christchurch, New Zealand, at TripAdvisor.

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lynwaho: Halswell Quarry Park

2013-09-15· "Halswell stone" was popular for building because it naturally came in small, pre-dressed pieces, owing to the way the rock fractures. A lot of Halswell stone was used to build Christchurch in the early days. Sadly, a lot has been dumped in Lyttelton Harbour and/or landfilled as the old buildings were demolished after the quakes. Any other

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4. Building stone Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Halswell stone. Fine-grained, dense black basalt from the western slopes of the Port Hills has been the dominant stone used in walls, steps and paving of Christchurch buildings since the mid-1860s, when a tramway was built to carry it into the city. Its source was a small volcanic cone, now quarried away. The quarry is closed, so Halswell stone

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Halswell Quarry Conservation Volunteers

Right on our doorstep is the Halswell Quarry. Stone was first taken from the Quarry in the 1860s and it was a working quarry for 130 years up until 1990, when Christchurch City Council made the decision to turn it into a recreation reserve. Since then more than 250, 000 trees and shrubs have been planted, and a wetland has been developed in the lower quarry.

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Halswell Quarry Park Management Plan October 1998

The Halswell Quarry Park Management Plan 1998 has been written to incorporate the above changes into the planning of the Park, and to clarify the direction that Halswell Quarry Park will take into the future. Four main Park Development Priorities are established in sub-section 5 of this Plan, and a

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Parks in Halswell

Quarry Park. Our biggest park is Halswell Quarry Park which can be accessed from Kennedys Bush and Cashmere Rds at the base of the hill. As the name suggests, the Park was once the site of a quarry from which Halswell Stone was mined and used in a variety of ways and places around Christchurch.

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Historic buildings at Christchurch's Halswell Quarry Park

The Christchurch City Council has restored three historic buildings at Halswell Quarry Park. The Singlemen's Quarters reopened this week as a visitor centre, after more than a year of earthquake

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Halswell Quarry Walk Christchurch & Canterbury NZ

Halswell Quarry Description of walk: The Quarry rim walk follows the quarry crater rim and affords panoramic views of the Southern Alps and the city, although it can be steep in parts there are plenty of spots to take a break and enjoy the view, the track is suitable for all ages. Information panels depict the workings and historic features of

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Map of Halswell Quarry Walk FREE walks

Here is the map for Halswell Quarry Walk. You’ll see track point markers along the walk at different places. Click on a marker to see a detailed description and photos about this track point. To view accommodation near this walk, tick the box next to accommodation below. To view “things to do” or activities near this walk just click on

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Halswell Quarry Stone (selling per m2) Trade Me

Halswell Quarry Stone Local, beautiful and timeless $75/m2 just let's us know how many m2 you need. got plenty. various sizes large to small. Hallwell quarry stone perfect for paving can deliver to CHCH CBD for $50 a truck load This auction is for ONE x m2 location.

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Halswell stone fireplace QC Stonemasons

2015-07-21· Halswell stone fireplace, Heaton Rhodes Place Christchurch. This entry was posted in New Zealand Work, Showcase and tagged New Zealand stone work, Stone fireplace on July 21, 2015 by qc-wp-cp. Post navigation ← West coast schist stone Mona Vale Homestead →

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History of the quarry Access Sister Cities botanical

to demonstrate how the quarry stone could be utilised. Halswell Quarry is a unique park, with an unusual combination of recreational walks, historic sites and botanical collections. Important historical buildings from the quarryman’s days are being preserved. The once noisy rock face is now a quiet amphitheatre facing onto a

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halswell quarry stone for sale Repair work to start on Halswell Quarry buildings : Work is about to start on the earthquake repairs and strengthening of Halswell Quarry Park&#;s historic buildings, including the Old Stone House. Contact Supplier halswell quarry mountain bike track centrostampa-srl . The Halswell Quarry Park is a 60.4 hectares (0.604 km 2) family orientated park

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GC1C1AD Halswell Quarry Earthcache (Canterbury

2008-05-07· The Halswell Quarry site is an isolated area of dark grey lavas which were extruded about 6 million years ago. The basalts of the ridge and spurs are of a high quality, being particularly hard. The nature of the jointing has made some of the rock valuable as a decorative facing stone. However, most of it was crushed for use as road metal. There

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Halswell Quarry Park Management Plan 2009 cwp.govt.nz

Halswell Quarry Park Management Plan (2009) 7 workings of the quarry and associated people. Quarry stone and other natural materials are used for structures throughout the park to reflect the geology and industrial activity on the site.

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Halswell Quarry Park Places and Streets Kete Christchurch

2015-08-24· Halswell Quarry, which played a major role in the development of Christchurch, ceased production in 1990 after 140 years of quarrying. Its fine blue-grey stone can be seen in many of the city's prominent buildings including the Canterbury Museum and Provincial Council Buildings.

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Great local history Halswell Quarry Park, Christchurch

Halswell Quarry Park: Great local history See 22 traveler reviews, 26 candid photos, and great deals for Christchurch, New Zealand, at TripAdvisor.

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Stones & rocks for sale in New Zealand. Buy and sell Stones & rocks on Trade Me.

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Location — Stoneridge Downs

Picturesque, tranquil and inspiring, Stoneridge Downs is also perfectly positioned. It’s only minutes from the heart of Christchurch, and a mere stone’s throw from Halswell, amenities and everything you and your family need and want for day-to-day living.

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