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Christ's College

Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-379 5570
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Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Christ's College, Christchurch is an independent, Anglican, secondary, day and boarding school for boys, located in the central city of Christchurch, New Zealand. This location, adjacent to the Government Domain (now Hagley Park), The Christ's College grounds have a collection of nineteenth century, and turn-of-the-century...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This place allows visitors to enter the square garden inside, but it's enough to feel you are visiting England instead of New Zealand. The beautiful heavy Victorian style along with the green garden let you feel you are in the antique times.

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This grand old building is the first in Ch-ch, set up by the founding fathers, - the Anglican church. It represents the Britannic side of NZ & Ch-ch history and is worth a look.

Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A visit to the college grounds feels like you have been transported to the mother country. Very nice buildings and good to see them repaired after the quake.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 12 May 2016

When I walked in here I felt as though I must be in England. Even the newer buildings have been built to maintain the older style. These types of schools are so English.

Thank Scott8147
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Christ's College is an Anglican, secondary school for boys. Going back to its English antecedents and roots, this college makes you feel in Great Britain! In fact, most of Christchurch does! A charming building which reminds visitors and locals alike how much Christchurch took and...More

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Located in a beautiful part of Christchurch central this boy's school has strong roots back to it's English roots. Closed for a period after the earthquakes it had an open day testerday and is certainly back in operation. Photos show the older original buildings and...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 20 February 2016

A boys boarding school built in stone circa 1850. It's gorgeous, very central and charming beyond measure. It has survived the earthquake thanks to a visionary old boy and legendary Christchurch architect sir miles warren, who urged strengthening decades ago. A lot of Christchurch had...More

Thank Sally K
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Very picturesque secondary private school on Rolleston, next to old Public Library and across the road from the original Canterbury University.

Thank sidneykiwi
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a very picturesque college setting. The boys with their unique uniforms and the statuesque old buildings transport one to another time and place. It is peaceful to stroll through the grounds.

Thank Tim R
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