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John Robert Godley Statue

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105 Cathedral Square, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Check out this Statue in Cathedral Square

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. Most people stand beside this statue and look at the damaged Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
Founder of Canterbury

This statue of founder of Canterbury is standing tall facing the ruin of Cathedral Church in the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 days ago
“Check out this Statue in Cathedral Square”
1 Oct 2017
“JOHN ROBERT GODLY FOUNDER OF CANTERBURY”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. Most people stand beside this statue and look at the damaged Cathedral not realising it's significance.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This statue of founder of Canterbury is standing tall facing the ruin of Cathedral Church in the middle of the square. John Robert Godley, if he can say something, he will be sad to see the ruin of Cathedral Church in front of him.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

John Robert Godley's bronze statue stands in the heart of Christchurch at Cathedral Square to commemorate the Founder of Canterbury. It was unveiled on the 8th August 1867 by magistrate Charles Bowen. It was the first portrait statue in Ne Zealand for nearly 20 years....More

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