Riccarton, New Zealand

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Riccarton is a suburb of Christchurch.wikipedia
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Christchurch Central City

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It is due west of the city centre, separated from it by Hagley Park.
The site got its name when the Deans Brothers in the 1840s had shipped bricks for their Riccarton homestead up the Avon River, which they unloaded in this location.

Christchurch

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Riccarton is a suburb of Christchurch.

Jane Deans

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Riccarton House was the homestead commissioned by Jane Deans in circa 1855.
The Christchurch suburb of Riccarton derives its name from the farm, and the historic buildings and the adjacent forest are popular places to visit.

Hagley Park, Christchurch

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

Avon River (Canterbury)

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They were also responsible for naming the River Avon after the river of the same name in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
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).

Christchurch mosque shootings

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The Al Noor Mosque on Deans Avenue was the site of a mass shooting during the Christchurch mosque shootings on 15 March 2019.
The attacks began at the Al Noor Mosque in the suburb of Riccarton at 1:40 p.m. and continued at the Linwood Islamic Centre at about 1:55 p.m. The gunman live-streamed the first attack on Facebook.

Antonio Hall (house)

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Antonio Hall is located on Riccarton Road.
Antonio Hall, also known as Antonio House and previously Kilmead and Campion Hall, is a historic mansion in the Christchurch suburb of Riccarton.

Al Noor Mosque, Christchurch

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The Al Noor Mosque on Deans Avenue was the site of a mass shooting during the Christchurch mosque shootings on 15 March 2019.
The Al Noor Mosque is a Sunni mosque in the Christchurch suburb of Riccarton in New Zealand.

List of moths of Riccarton Bush

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The moths of Riccarton Bush represent the majority of these families.
Riccarton Bush is in the city of Christchurch in the suburb of Riccarton, New Zealand.

Riccarton, Ayrshire

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The Deans brothers, John and William, named the suburb after the parish in Ayrshire, Scotland, in which they were born.

John Deans (pioneer)

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The Deans brothers, John and William, named the suburb after the parish in Ayrshire, Scotland, in which they were born.
The Christchurch suburb of Riccarton takes its name from the Riccarton farm.

List of former territorial authorities in New Zealand

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Until local government amalgamation in 1989, Riccarton was an independent borough.

Riccarton Racecourse Siding

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It was built in 1877 to transport patrons from Christchurch to the Riccarton Racecourse in the suburb of Riccarton; this was (and remains) a place used for both racing and for outdoor events.

John Britten

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In 1978, Britten and his wife bought a historic residence in Matai Street, Riccarton, that they spent the next six years renovating.

Charlotte Godley

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While in Wellington, Lyttelton, and Riccarton, Mrs. Godley wrote letters home to her mother in Wales, which were published much later (posthumously) as Letters from Early New Zealand.

Kate Dewes

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Along with her husband, she is co-founder and co-director of the Disarmament & Security Centre (DSC), which they established at their home in Riccarton.

Cob (material)

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A replica of their original cob cottage is on the grounds.

Avon Water

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They were also responsible for naming the River Avon after the river of the same name in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Lanarkshire

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They were also responsible for naming the River Avon after the river of the same name in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Heritage New Zealand

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A large property with 279 rooms and once described as "one of the finest in Christchurch and vicinity", it has been left to decay despite a Category II listing with Heritage New Zealand.

Moa

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It was one of only two remnants of the original forest that covered the Canterbury plains, escaping the huge fires that swept across the province during the moa hunter period.

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It is dominated by kahikatea trees.