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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.
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LA BELLE VILLA
One of Akaroa’s most photographed buildings, this Carpenter Gothic house dates from 1874.
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LANGLOIS-ETEVENEAUX COTTAGE
A survivor from the earliest years of French Akaroa, the Langlois-Eteveneaux Cottage is now part of the Akaroa Museum.
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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.
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MAISON DE LA MER
One of the Akaroa’s larger homes, this English Domestic Revival house was the residence of successive Akaroa doctors.
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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.
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MONA LISA
The distinguishing feature of this classic weatherboard cottage are the twin verandah posts found on other Akaroa dwellings.
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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.
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NIKAU COTTAGE
With its signature nikau palms, this simple cottage is one of Akaroa’s most picturesque examples of a colonial worker’s dwelling.
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OINAKO
One of the most notable of Akaroa’s larger houses, Oinako was designed in the 1890s by a leading Christchurch architect.
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