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Structures and Sites
AKAROA LIGHTHOUSE
The importance of sea transport in Akaroa’s history is symbolised by this handsome 19th century lighthouse.
Date Built:  1878-79
Street Address:  Beach Road
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
AKAROA SUPPLY STORE
The simplified Italianate style of this imposing building was favoured for commercial premises throughout New Zealand from the 1870s.
Date Built:  1903
Street Address:  73 Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
ARTISANS’ GALLERY
Three identical cottages were built on Rue Lavaud in 1907. The two that remain are now commercial premises.
Date Built:  1907
Street Address:  45 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
BANK OF NEW ZEALAND
Akaroa’s Italianate Bank of New Zealand building is typical of bank buildings in many smaller New Zealand towns.
Date Built:  1875/1905
Street Address:  73 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Structures and Sites
BEACH ROAD BRIDGE
This solid bridge over Aylmer Stream, right where it enters the sea, still meets the needs of local traffic 120 years after it was built.
Date Built:  1886
Street Address:  Beach Road
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
BLYTHCLIFFE
One of Akaroa’s most distinctive early large houses, Blythcliffe has an important place in New Zealand’s architectural history.
Date Built:  1857
Street Address:  37 Rue Balguerie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
BON ACCORD
Loved for its odd appearance, this small building saw an interesting change of use, years ago, from church to offices.
Date Built:  1859-60
Street Address:  63 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: No
 
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Dwellings
BURNSIDE GARDENS
This handsome, well-proportioned square villa was built in the first decade of the 20th century.
Date Built:  1904-07
Street Address:  14 Percy Street
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
ÇA BOUGE
Though this nondescript building has been greatly altered, its history gives it interest.
Date Built:  1865/1870
Street Address:  31 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
CAPTAIN BRUCE’S COTTAGE
Two separate parts of different ages make up this cottage, but they sit comfortably together.
Date Built:  1856
Street Address:  9 Aubrey Street
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
CHANEY COTTAGE
This cottage has several features typical of New Zealand colonial architecture, including a curved verandah on its front and a lean-to at the rear.
Date Built:  1870's (?)
Street Address:  15 Rue Balguerie
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
CHEZ LA MER BACKPACKERS
This is one of Akaroa’s oldest surviving commercial buildings. It became an hotel in 1871 and still accommodates visitors to the town.
Date Built:  1860/1865
Street Address:  50 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Public Buildings
CORONATION LIBRARY
Since 1875, residents of Akaroa keen on reading have used this picturesque building as their library.
Date Built:  1875/1911
Street Address:  103 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
COTTAGE, 10 PERCY STREET
Despite some alterations, this typical cottage of the 1870s still has its original charm and character.
Date Built:  1876
Street Address:  10 Percy Street
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
COTTAGE, 10 RUE LAVAUD
The only survivor of four similar cottages built in 1877, this is a good example of the simplicity of New Zealand’s colonial domestic architecture.
Date Built:  1877
Street Address:  10 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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