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Structures and Sites
TOWN CEMETERIES
Akaroa’s three cemeteries – for different denominations – are picturesquely situated on a wooded spur running down towards the sea.
Date Built:  1858/1866
Street Address:  Onuku Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: No
 
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Structures and Sites
TOWN WHARF
This wharf has served Akaroa as its main landing place since 1888.
Date Built:  1888
Street Address:  Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: No
 
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Public Buildings
TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Akaroa’s Presbyterian Church is a restrained example of the Gothic Revival style executed in timber.
Date Built:  1886
Street Address:  39 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
TURENNE DAIRY
Akaroa’s oldest surviving hotel building has been a shop since the early 20th century.
Date Built:  1863
Street Address:  74 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
VILLA, 110 RUE JOLIE
This is a bay villa of the era after Akaroa had graduated from the simple cottages of its pioneering days.
Date Built:  About 1910
Street Address:  110 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
VILLA, 114 RUE JOLIE
This early villa was the home of one of Akaroa’s leading builders.
Date Built:  1890-92
Street Address:  114 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
VILLA, 116 RUE JOLIE
This classic square villa of the early 20th century is larger than most of Akaroa’s earlier cottages.
Date Built:  About 1910
Street Address:  116 Rue Jolie
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Dwellings
WAECKERLE’S COTTAGE
A humble cottage at the entrance to Akaroa was the home of one of its original German settlers.
Date Built:  1876-77
Street Address:  2 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Structures and Sites
WAR MEMORIAL
Akaroa’s war memorial was described when it was unveiled as one of the most beautiful and arresting in the country.
Date Built:  1922-24
Street Address:  Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Structures and Sites
WHALING TRYPOTS
Whaling trypots on the Akaroa foreshore are reminders of one of the first industries that brought Europeans to Canterbury.
Date Built:  19th cent
Street Address:  Rue Lavaud and Beach Road
HPT Registered:  No
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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Commercial Buildings
WINDERMERE
Built as a boarding house in 1877, Windermere has been a private residence at times but in the early 21st century returned to providing accommodation for visitors.
Date Built:  1877
Street Address:  17 Rue Lavaud
HPT Registered:  Yes
District Plan Registered: Yes
 
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