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Christchurch, New Zealand

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ccc.govt.nz/

Population:
368,900 (2008)

Founding Date:
1848

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Canterbury
1873

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Canterbury Museum
1867

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frances Alda
Singer
31-May-1879 18-Sep-1952 Operatic soprano, NY Metropolitan Opera
Alan Gibbs
Business
1939   CTO of Gibbs Technologies
Joan Hammond
Singer
24-May-1912 26-Nov-1996 Operatic soprano
Phil Keoghan
Game Show Host
31-May-1967   The Amazing Race
Ngaio Marsh
Novelist
23-Apr-1895 18-Feb-1982 New Zealand detective novelist

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Errol Brathwaite
Novelist
3-Apr-1924 4-Dec-2005 An Affair of Men
Ngaio Marsh
Novelist
23-Apr-1895 18-Feb-1982 New Zealand detective novelist



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