Papanui War Memorial Avenues to be Recognised in District Plan

The trees and plaques in 16 Papanui memorial avenues are proposed to be added as significant heritage items to the District Plan.
“The Papanui War Memorial Avenues, 16 streets with trees and plaques, are of high historical and social significance for their association with World War II, and its impact on Christchurch communities”, says the Council’s statement of significance.
The affected streets are Alpha Avenue, Claremont Avenue, Condell Avenue, Dormer Street, Gambia Street, Halton Street, Hartley Avenue, Kenwyn Avenue, Lansbury Avenue, Norfolk Street, Perry Street, Scotston Avenue, St James Avenue, Tillman Avenue, Tomes Road, and Windermere Road.
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