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Public Buildings
FORMER POLICE STATION
This simple Edwardian building was once the office and lock-up of Akaroa’s police station.
Date Built:  1904
Street Address:  62 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Public Buildings
FORMER POST OFFICE
Residents have come to Akaroa’s former post office for more than 90 years to post letters, attend to business and seek information.
Date Built:  1915
Street Address:  78 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Public Buildings
FORMER ROMAN CATHOLIC CONVENT
One of a cluster of buildings associated with the Roman Catholic Church, the former Convent is now part of a retirement home.
Date Built:  1906-07
Street Address:  6 Rue Viard
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
FORMER VANGIONI STORE
This handsome shop building has an intriguing association with a famous Akaroa resident, Pompey the penguin.
Date Built:  1878/1881
Street Address:  40 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Public Buildings
FORMER WEIGHBRIDGE BUILDING
This building, now a shop, housed a weighbridge at a time most goods still arrived in Akaroa by sea.
Date Built:  1910
Street Address:  Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Structures and Sites
FRENCH LANDING SITE
Memorials stand on the foreshore where the French settlers who founded Akaroa came ashore in August 1840.
Date Built:  1840
Street Address:  Beach Road
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Public Buildings
GAIETY THEATRE
An imposing Italianate hall that was originally a Lodge has been one of Akaroa’s main gathering places for more than a century.
Date Built:  1879
Street Address:  105 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
GLENCARRIG
This house, one of Akaroa’s oldest surviving dwellings, is one of the town’s most important buildings, architecturally and historically.
Date Built:  1852 & 80
Street Address:  7 Percy Street
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
GRAND HOTEL
Akaroa is mostly a town of “timber and tin”. The Grand Hotel is one of Akaroa’s few older masonry buildings.

Date Built:  1882-83
Street Address:  6 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Structures and Sites
GREEN’S POINT MONUMENT
A stone obelisk marks where a flag was raised in August 1840 to demonstrate to the French settlers that the South Island was already British.
Date Built:  1898
Street Address:  Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: No
 
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Dwellings
HOUSE, 11 RUE BALGUERIE
Though it looks rather different from most of Akaroa’s early dwellings, this small house was almost certainly built in the 1860s.
Date Built:  1860's
Street Address:  11 Rue Balguerie
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
LA BELLE VILLA
One of Akaroa’s most photographed buildings, this Carpenter Gothic house dates from 1874.
Date Built:  1874-75
Street Address:  113 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
LANGLOIS-ETEVENEAUX COTTAGE
A survivor from the earliest years of French Akaroa, the Langlois-Eteveneaux Cottage is now part of the Akaroa Museum.
Date Built:  About 1841
Street Address:  71 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
MADEIRA HOTEL
A four-square, two-storeyed building, the Madeira is typical of older hotels in many small New Zealand towns.
Date Built:  1907
Street Address:  46 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
MAISON DE LA MER
One of the Akaroa’s larger homes, this English Domestic Revival house was the residence of successive Akaroa doctors.
Date Built:  1903-07
Street Address:  83 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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