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Address: Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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A city trying to get back to work. Innovative, Fresh, A positive attitude by the City & Businesses.

This is our first visit to Christchurch, and we had not heard of Re-Start initiative. This is a City fighting back after a major earthquake. The "Shipping Container" shops... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Macca M
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Lake Macquarie NSW
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Lake Macquarie NSW
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our first visit to Christchurch, and we had not heard of Re-Start initiative. This is a City fighting back after a major earthquake. The "Shipping Container" shops looked a bit temporary and third world till you realised why it was there. The traders were pleasant and positive in their outlook for their future. My Wife enjoyed looking at... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our first visit to Christchurch, and we had heard much of the re: Start shipping container shopping precinct. We weren't disappointed. This whole precinct just feels like a City fighting back from adversity. Yes, the shipping container look is a bit ramshackle at times, yes the shops could have a better range, yes whatever else you want to... More 

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Bathurst,,Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very fond memories of many student haunts along this street, now it is all glass, modern and very chic.

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Pelham, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great shopping. We loved roaming around Cashel Street. Inspired and impressed by how this area was developed and wish it could remain beyond its expiration date - when big buildings go back in. Loved, loved, loved.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the best idea for creating a shopping centre but the open air market stalls just next door were excellent

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milton keynes
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting area with the mix of pop up and permanent shops. The area has been made alive and the sculptures are clever and amusing. A tribute to the people of Christchurch

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pre and post earthquake, lovely place for families. I brought my little kids here before and after. After they met a lovely white GSD, Don't forget that Adelaide the Identical twin was ravaged by earthquake in the1930.s. I love the "shipping container mall', it is so creative. Please include Christchurch in your Itinerary

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good little spots for shopping but I enjoyed some of the food that was available there more than anything else. The tram goes past there so it's a great stop off if you want a snack or perhaps feel like a bit of retail therapy.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a World-Class department store! Top shelf merchandise, beautifully displayed, and with a wonderful sales staff! Don't miss the Gourmet Department--you can get lost in the amazing selections of delicious sweet and savory items for hours!

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

What a great adaptation to adversity showing creativity and strength. Build quickly post earthquake but with a true unique character. The metal art sculptures are fun and well done. I hope this area remains as a living memorial long after the city is rebuilt. Spoiler alert--Christchurch will be in the running for most beautiful downtown in a few years--and that's... More 

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