Hagley Park, Christchurch

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Hagley Park is the largest urban open space (164.637 hectares) in Christchurch, New Zealand, and was created in 1855 by the Provincial Government.wikipedia
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Christchurch Central City

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The boundaries of the park, which is located in the central city of Christchurch, are defined by both the Avon River and the surrounding roadways.
It is defined as the area within the four avenues (Bealey Avenue, Fitzgerald Avenue, Moorhouse Avenue and Deans Avenue ) and thus includes the densely built up central city, some less dense surrounding areas of residential, educational and industrial usage, and green space including Hagley Park, the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and the Barbadoes Street Cemetery.

Riccarton, New Zealand

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The longest road boundary is that along Deans Avenue on the western side adjacent to the suburb of Riccarton.
It is due west of the city centre, separated from it by Hagley Park.

Avon River (Canterbury)

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The boundaries of the park, which is located in the central city of Christchurch, are defined by both the Avon River and the surrounding roadways.
The Avon follows a meandering course through Christchurch from its source in the outer western suburb of Avonhead through Ilam, Riccarton and Fendalton, then through Hagley Park and the Central Business District (CBD).

International Exhibition (1906)

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Hagley Park has frequently been a site for gathering large crowds together: it served as the location for the Great Industrial Exposition of 1882 and the New Zealand International Exhibition in 1906–1907.
The New Zealand International Exhibition (the biggest in the country to that time) opened on 1 November 1906 in Hagley Park, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Christ's College, Christchurch

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The Canterbury Museum and Christ's College are the two other land uses that take up the balance of the land within the river's loop.
This location, adjacent to the Government Domain (now Hagley Park), provided the college with room to expand, and the school gradually began to acquire additional buildings.

Christchurch

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Hagley Park is the largest urban open space (164.637 hectares) in Christchurch, New Zealand, and was created in 1855 by the Provincial Government.
Hagley Park and the 30-hectare (75 acre) Christchurch Botanic Gardens, founded in 1863, are in the central city, with Hagley Park being a site for sports such as golf, cricket, netball, and rugby, and for open-air concerts by local bands and orchestras.

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

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The Christchurch Botanic Gardens (21.14 hectares) are located within this loop and frequent bridges provide connections.
The Gardens sprawl over an area of 21 hectares and lie adjacent to the loop of the Avon River next to Hagley Park.

Hagley Oval

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South Hagley Park contains several netball courts, the Hagley Oval cricket ground and a heliport for Christchurch Hospital, although as of 2019 there are calls to build a helipad on the roof of the hospital itself.
Hagley Oval is a cricket ground located in Hagley Park in the central city of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Ellerslie Flower Show

The Ellerslie Flower Show has been held in North Hagley Park since 2008.
Previously held in the city of Auckland, the show moved to Christchurch at Hagley Park in 2008.

1906 Australasian Championships – Singles

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In 1906, the Australasian tennis championships (now known as the Australian Open) were held in Hagley Park as part of the Grand Slam.
This event (now known as the Australian Open) was a tennis tournament played on twelve grass courts in Hagley Park in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Christchurch Hospital

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South Hagley Park contains several netball courts, the Hagley Oval cricket ground and a heliport for Christchurch Hospital, although as of 2019 there are calls to build a helipad on the roof of the hospital itself.
The public hospital is in the centre of Christchurch city, on the edge of Hagley Park, and serves the wider Canterbury region.

Urban open space

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Hagley Park is the largest urban open space (164.637 hectares) in Christchurch, New Zealand, and was created in 1855 by the Provincial Government.

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Hagley Park is the largest urban open space (164.637 hectares) in Christchurch, New Zealand, and was created in 1855 by the Provincial Government.

Hagley Park, Worcestershire

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Hagley Park was named after Hagley Park, the country estate of Lord Lyttelton, who became chairman of the Canterbury Association in March 1850.

George Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton

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Hagley Park was named after Hagley Park, the country estate of Lord Lyttelton, who became chairman of the Canterbury Association in March 1850.

Canterbury Association

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Hagley Park was named after Hagley Park, the country estate of Lord Lyttelton, who became chairman of the Canterbury Association in March 1850.

Canterbury Museum, Christchurch

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The Canterbury Museum and Christ's College are the two other land uses that take up the balance of the land within the river's loop.

Australian Open

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In 1906, the Australasian tennis championships (now known as the Australian Open) were held in Hagley Park as part of the Grand Slam.

Grand Slam (tennis)

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In 1906, the Australasian tennis championships (now known as the Australian Open) were held in Hagley Park as part of the Grand Slam.

Anthony Wilding

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The singles event was won by Tony Wilding, who defeated Francis Fisher in three sets.

Francis Fisher

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The singles event was won by Tony Wilding, who defeated Francis Fisher in three sets.

Circus

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In recent years, the park has hosted many visiting circuses and open-air concerts.

Concert

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In recent years, the park has hosted many visiting circuses and open-air concerts.

Golf course

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A golf course (Hagley Golf Club) is located in North Hagley Park.

Netball

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South Hagley Park contains several netball courts, the Hagley Oval cricket ground and a heliport for Christchurch Hospital, although as of 2019 there are calls to build a helipad on the roof of the hospital itself.