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The Terraces – Not Long Now

February 20, 2016


Located on Oxford Terrace right by the Avon River and the Bridge of Remembrance, The Terraces is a new development that is part of the Avon river enhancements. Once finished it will be a lovely spot to sit and enjoy the area. From the looks of things, it can’t be that far off from being finished.

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Avon River by Fitzgerald Avenue

September 6, 2014


A beautiful spring day today, and later in the afternoon it was very pretty by the Avon River.


Avon River by Oxford Terrace

June 8, 2014


They’ve been working on this stretch of the Avon River as part of the river re-development. It has been narrowed and is now flowing a lot faster. The increased flow will help improve the quality of the water and bring back the natural eco-system. The area to the left (out of shot) will eventually have terraced seating on it. Looks like they’ve finished working in the right hand side as it has been grass seed on it now. There is tussock planting on the banks. It’s going to be exciting to see this area develop further.

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Watermark – The first part of the Avon River Precinct

August 30, 2013


Today I checked out the new board walk that has been developed along the Avon River as part of the central city re-development called the Avon River Precinct. This precinct is something to get very excited about, it’s going to be quite simply awesome. In fact, I’m more excited about this than any building going up!


This is going to be a stunning resource for the city, and I can see people will be drawn to it and it will be well used. The precinct has been developed in response to the ideas that were shared by the general public on the redevelopment of the city. The first part of the precinct has recently opened – it’s called Watermark and runs from the Angiqua Boat Sheds to Montreal street.

Here’s a video from the CCDU about the project:


Te Papa ?t?karo / the Avon River Precinct from CCDU on Vimeo.

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Autumnal Poplars by the Avon River

May 1, 2013


These trees are so pretty in Autumn that I have to come back every year and get another shot. These trees run along the Avon River between Manchester and Madras Street.


It’s a very pleasant walk along the leave covered footpath beside the river.

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