Originally built in 1893, Acland House has been the Christchurch Girls High School boarding hostel since 1921. It reopened in May 2015 after extensive earthquake repairs, refurbishment and strengthening.
Entrant: Plane Tree Ltd.
Akaroa’s Banksia Cottage is a charming aggregation of mid to late 19th century structures. It has been lovingly repaired and restored with impressive attention to detail.
Mona Vale Lodge
Entrant: Christchurch City Council
One of three domestic buildings that form part of Mona Vale, the Lodge was damaged in the Canterbury Earthquake cycle of 2010/11 and is the first to be fully repaired, restored and in use again.
Entrant: Home and Family Society
Previously a convent and home to the first District Nursing Office, the new owners, Home and Family (counselling services), will honour its 121-year history by continuing to provide community care.