View #1 of Christchurch from Takahe Lookout.
View #2 of Christchurch from Takahe Lookout.
Fountain at Christchurch Botanical Garden.
Christmas at the Botanical Garden.
This used to be Christchurch University. After the earthquake it became a facility for artists.
Christchurch College based on Eaton in England (from bus).
One of the wood buildings in Christchurch built in the 1850s (from bus).
This building survived the earthquake. People were evacuated down the outside of the building. Recently bought by Crowne Plaza Hotels (from bus).
Christchurch Cathedral. It has been sitting like this for 5 years. The church wants to demolish it and rebuild. The townspeople want to restore it (from bus).
On this graffiti art the ice and the penguins are melting. It is a statement on global warming(from bus).
Avon River Park (from bus).
Clothing factory that has not been restored. (from bus).
There is a lot of graffiti art.It has been allowed to cheer up the CBD, central business district (from bus).
This sculpture represents the native trees-leaves of New Zealand (from bus).
More graffiti art (from bus).
Catholic Cathedral ruins (from bus).
Back of the Catholic Cathedral (from bus).
Sculpture at the entrance to Christchurch Polytech Institute. The numbers are a puzzle representing the years it has been open (from bus).
The girl in the graffiti is the artist's niece (from bus).
More earthquake devastation (from bus).
A children's park built to attract people back into town (from bus).
This sheaf sculpture represents the wheat that the settlers used to grow for the cattle and sheep. Today wheat is imported (from bus).
Christchurch City Council.
Bridge of Rememberance.
A container mall built after the earthquake.
Typical New Zealand countryside (from bus).