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Cashel Street

Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

It is a must visit to every visitor... a unique quick design after the quake... love the multi color and clever design.

Thank TonyLim1975
Reviewed 25 May 2012

The Cashel Mall is a prime example of the ingenuity and resolve that Cantabrians retain when their world collapses around them.

Thank Frangipani08
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Was shocked to see the city as it was..the city reminded me of a disaster movie set.. Red traffic lights flashing...high rise buildings empty...blocks cordoned off for distruction. Very sad...very few people walking around. The container city was a clever idea and would in different...More

Thank oziozioziPerth
Reviewed 15 May 2012

chch has done well to convert containers into a shopping mall

Thank PatMacnz64
Reviewed 4 May 2012

A challenge to nature and the people of Canterbury, a great little shopping oasis and all credit to the creators and defiant merchants back in the heart of the city !!! Bravo !!!

1  Thank Judenrichard
Reviewed 29 April 2012

containers give it a funky feel , hope thay post re construction.

Thank peter h
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Wonderful colourful, respectful and fun place to visit. Great shops and cafes and atmosphere. Amazing to view the goings on in central Christchurch post earthquake also. Felt quite surreal and healing to visit. Awesome way to draw people back to city. Loved the sculptured animal...More

Thank Dee20202
Reviewed 24 April 2012

What a difference post earthquake. most of the shops we had previously visited are gone. In its place a container mall - what a brilliant idea but it needs to be extended to incorporate more 'everyday' shopping.

Thank dashAlicante
Reviewed 15 April 2012

The unique temporary Container Mall in Cashel Street demonstrates a way to stimulate business & interest in a devastated C.B.D.

Thank Valda W
Reviewed 27 March 2012

The new mall is really vibrant, shows real character in the face of all that's happened. I hope they keep it beyond the rebuild.

Thank james r
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Response from JulesGoodman66 | Property representative |
The Re:START container mall was born from the need to breathe new life into the Christchurch central city, following the devastating earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Best time of the year to visit - spring is pretty... More