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185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial

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Touching Memorial

Really powerful, touching memorial. Very respectfully and beautifully done, and definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Earthquake Memorial

A chair taken from the home of each victim of the Christchurch Earthquake. A very moving piece... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Corner of Cashel and Madras Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really powerful, touching memorial. Very respectfully and beautifully done, and definitely worth a visit.

Thank josiecolclough
Reviewed 4 days ago

A chair taken from the home of each victim of the Christchurch Earthquake. A very moving piece worth visiting.

Thank Emalea S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A respectful and thoughtful memorial. Although temporary I can understand why people would want a continuity of observance and history of connection. It would be better permanently displayed.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a very peaceful place and it was good to be able to sit and just contemplate the loss of buildings and people

Thank 186KiwiTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

A somber Memorial of the CHCH earthquake and the loss associated with the fall of the CTV building.A special monument for the people of Christchurch

Thank sam w
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place to stand still and remember all the people who died during the earthquake. The variety of chairs makes you realise that the quake affected people from all over town. We miss them and we mourn for them.

Thank Gerda P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our stay in Christchurch we visited the memorial which is located close to the city centre. A very Sobering Memorial.

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come from the other end of NZ and we have seen this on the TV but to actually be there is quite emotional. To see those chairs and think those 185 people will never sit in a chair again is so sad. It gave...More

Thank T3905DSpamelal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The white chairs are a very moving and emotional reminder to all of Christchurch as to what we lost and those that lost their lives in the devastating earthquake. Its a place to be quiet and to think about the families that have lost loved...More

Thank Shirley J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take a look and take in what this is all about, a reminder of the loss from the devastation suffered back in 2010/11

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