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Commercial Buildings
MCROSTIES
Three identical cottages were built on Rue Lavaud in 1907. The two that remain are now commercial premises.
Date Built:  1907
Street Address:  47 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
MONA LISA
The distinguishing feature of this classic weatherboard cottage are the twin verandah posts found on other Akaroa dwellings.
Date Built:  Prob 1875
Street Address:  153 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
MRS ETEVENEAUX’S SWEETSHOP
A century after an early Akaroa settler sold sweets from this small shop building it is still known by her name.
Date Built:  1884
Street Address:  42 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
NIKAU COTTAGE
With its signature nikau palms, this simple cottage is one of Akaroa’s most picturesque examples of a colonial worker’s dwelling.
Date Built:  1858 & 74
Street Address:  130 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
OINAKO
One of the most notable of Akaroa’s larger houses, Oinako was designed in the 1890s by a leading Christchurch architect.
Date Built:  1896
Street Address:  99 Beach Road
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
OLD SHIPPING OFFICE
Akaroa’s Old Shipping Office is one of New Zealand’s finest – and smallest – examples of an elaborately Italianate style executed in timber.
Date Built:  1895
Street Address:  3 Church Street
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Public Buildings
ORIGINAL TOWN HALL
A commercial building for most of its life, the original Town Hall, built in 1864 was an important gathering place in early Akaroa.
Date Built:  1864
Street Address:  60 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Public Buildings
PHOENIX LODGE
A simple building with understated Classical detailing, this hall has been the meeting place of a lodge for all its life.
Date Built:  1876-77
Street Address:  160 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
PHOTOGRAPHER’S STUDIO
Built hard against the street as a shop, this picturesque building has an older cottage tucked away behind it.
Date Built:  1880/1890
Street Address:  14 Rue Balguerie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
RODRIGUES COTTAGE
This typical colonial cottage is given historical interest from its early associations with an early settler who came to Akaroa from the island of Madeira.
Date Built:  Poss 1877
Street Address:  21 Rue Balguerie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
ROSE COTTAGE
Original features such as board and batten cladding and simple bargeboards identify the older part of this cottage as early.
Date Built:  1865
Street Address:  109 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Structures and Sites
RUE JOLIE BRIDGE
A solid brick balustrade is an attractive feature of this 1878 bridge.
Date Built:  1878
Street Address:  Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
SHOP, 65 BEACH ROAD
The varied career of this simple shop of the late 19th century makes it typical of small-town commercial premises in New Zealand.
Date Built:  About 1888
Street Address:  65 Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
SHOP, 67 BEACH ROAD
Though its street frontage has been altered, this is one of the oldest surviving shop buildings on Beach Road.
Date Built:  1876/1888
Street Address:  67 Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
SHOP, 69 BEACH ROAD
A simple square building with a hipped roof, this building returned around 2000 to being the two shops it had accommodated at the start of its life.
Date Built:  1888-89
Street Address:  69 Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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