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Great for a 5 minute visit.

Due to building work you can not get to it from one side. Come in from the the park side. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
422iana
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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The moving Memorial Wall on the banks of the Avon lists the names of all 185 people who died in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MarkKristie
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Melbourne
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68 Oxford Terrace | Corner of Oxford Terrace and Montreal Street, near the Montreal Street Bridge., Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Due to building work you can not get to it from one side. Come in from the the park side. There are a lot of names and very quite at night to take in the meaning.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 5 days ago

The moving Memorial Wall on the banks of the Avon lists the names of all 185 people who died in the February quake. In the darkness of a rainy night the memoral looks beautiful and we can only imagine how moving and beautiful it looks...More

Thank MarkKristie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a representative place, because there is the name of the people who died in the 2011 earthquake. It was so difficult for this city.

Thank milecastro27
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We visited in the rain, driving rain, but all this was forgotten with the poignancy of this memorial. Beautiful and simple.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Tremor of the Heart, or in Maori "Oi Manawa" reflects the deep meaning of this memorial site. The earthquake has claimed the lives of 185 people and injured many more, with thousands of building damaged, and some finally have to be totally demolished. Today when...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 27 May 2018

When asked by visitors to the Transitional Cathedral while I'm on volunteer duty, which places they should see in our city, I advise that this earthquake memorial, located downstream from the Montreal Street bridge along Oxford Terrace is an important "top of the list" place...More

Thank Marion P
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Only open a couple of weeks before we arrived & recommend to all who visit Christchurch. Heart rendering & informative without dwelling on the morbid. Allow a couple of hours to do it justice.

Thank bellaPerthAustralia
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Is Christchurch setting out to be a hub for unspectacular memorials? The Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial is big and bright - but the writing is hard to read, and it's at the edge of the city. Completely underwhelming - or understated, as one reviewer wrote....More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

A very detailed and thorough accounting of earthquakes in Canterbury. Artifacts, news clips and reports, interactive displays, timelines, and general information on earthquakes. There is a student discount so bring ID if you have it.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Very moving experience reading the names of those who died in the Christchurch earthquake. Peaceful setting by the Avon River.

Thank jet12015
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