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Cashel Street

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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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“container mall” (45 reviews)
“restart mall” (30 reviews)
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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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"container mall"
in 45 reviews
"shipping containers"
in 80 reviews
"restart mall"
in 30 reviews
"shopping precinct"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 23 reviews
"food outlets"
in 6 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 5 reviews
"post earthquake"
in 8 reviews
"city centre"
in 14 reviews
"quake city"
in 5 reviews
"avon river"
in 7 reviews
"ballantynes"
in 19 reviews
"retailers"
in 7 reviews
"adversity"
in 9 reviews
"buskers"
in 7 reviews
"innovation"
in 7 reviews
"banks"
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

This little pop up shop area was such a fun thing to browse. With a nice fun atmosphere i think that it is exactly what Christchurch needed after the tragedy that it has been through. With such vibrance and entertainment from street performers this place...More

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

Go visit this unique recovery from the big earthquake, enjoy a quiet cup of coffee and shop till you job at Balatynes

Thank JCTSChristchurch
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

Great to see resilient Cantabrians making the most of an horrendous situation. Ingenuity and style combine in container shops to bring the heart back into the city.

Thank Runaway53
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Reviewed 19 September 2012

Really enjoyed visiting the Re:START mall. Even if you're not looking to shop, definitely come and have a look at the wonderfully creative architecture and beautiful landscaping, have a coffee, and enjoy the optimism and vibrancy of a city redefining itself one step at a...More

Thank AnnaDBJ
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Reviewed 9 September 2012

A piece of the future in a place devastated by the past. A growing group of shops set up in 20 & 40ft containers. Only complaint is they were the high end shops but I supose thats normal for city shops anyway.

Thank Jeff K
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Reviewed 27 August 2012

The colour and vibrancy of this location is a really nice focal point for a city that has a massive rebuilding task ahead of it. A good variety of shops that all do a great job of presenting themselves, as well as some very nice...More

Thank heags
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Reviewed 27 August 2012

Creative, civic thinking at it's best, a portion of Cashel Street reopened to the public in 2011 after post-quake chaos and loss of life. Ballentynes, probably the city's most loved department store, has stood it's ground in the CBD and revamped and reopened. The pop-up...More

Thank HelenJG786
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Reviewed 15 August 2012

From the disasterous state that Cashel Mall was following the Earthquake of February 22 2011, the area has now been bought alive again with the addition of the pop up mall alongside everyones favourite store Ballantynes. Great food options are available (Demetris souvalakis I can...More

Thank kiwigreenman
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Reviewed 11 August 2012

The 'pop u mall' is quite an interesting concept and worth a look at least once. The shops there are interesting- we recommend having a coffee break upstairs in the cafe- its not often you can sit in a shipping container looking down on the...More

Thank Amy L
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Reviewed 31 July 2012 via mobile

It is a little sad to see the surroundings from the EQ aftermath but with the colorful containers as shops and cafes, it makes the place more cheerful. Fantastic job!

Thank pearlypearl
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Caizay13
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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
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