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Dwellings
COTTAGE, 23 BRUCE TERRACE
This early cottage illustrates perfectly the way in which the characters of many New Zealand buildings have been set by additions made over many years.
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COTTAGE, 41 RUE LAVAUD
Still in it garden setting and largely unaltered, this is one of Akaroa’s most charming early cottages.
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COTTAGE, 54a RUE JOLIE
It is relatively easy to move wooden-framed buildings and this cottage is an example of a building that began its life on one site but ended up on another.
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COTTAGE, 9 BRUCE TERRACE
One of Akaroa’s least modified early cottages, this dwelling was built by a colourful early settler, Captain Bruce.
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Structures and Sites
DALY’S WHARF
This is the oldest surviving wharf of several which served a town long dependent on communication by sea.
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Dwellings
EIDON THALASSA
One of Akaroa’s larger houses of the late 19th century, Eidon Thalassa is a forerunner of the ubiquitous bungalow of the 20th century.
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ELIZABETH BROWN’S COTTAGE
When first built, this cottage was the home of Elizabeth Brown, one of Akaroa’s respected and hard-working 19th century settlers.
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Commercial Buildings
FIRE AND ICE
This shop, which began its life as a bakery, has associations with one of Akaroa’s early Scottish families.
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Public Buildings
FORMER COURTHOUSE
Akaroa’s Courthouse is now part of the Akaroa Museum, but still furnished as a 19th century court of law.
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Public Buildings
FORMER CUSTOMS HOUSE
This building, once the town’s customs house, perfectly illustrates the simplicity of New Zealand colonial architecture.
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