Through a multi-platform and collaborative engagement process, the Hororata Community Trust are raising awareness about the region’s colonial heritage, disseminating local historic information and records, and increasing tourism.
Heritage City Walking Guide
Entrant: Christchurch City Council
This informative guide achieves many key objectives: it encourages engagement, celebrates extant heritage, and it educates about the status of repair work along with the relevance of heritage in a contemporary landscape.
Entrant: Friends of Ferrymead
Built in 1865 and donated to Ferrymead Heritage Park in 1972, Curragh House is a colonial survivor in many senses of the word. Tourists are able to experience a carefully recreated “living past” including a taste of Victorian fashions and dining.
Isaac Theatre Royal
Entrant: Theatre Royal Charitable Trust
The theatre’s restoration has enhanced the experience of audiences and people alike and has been a pre-eminent milestone in the city’s recovery, attracting people from far and wide, injecting much needed vibrancy and visitors to the central city.