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Encyclopedia > Addington, New Zealand
Suburb: Addington
City: Christchurch
Island: South Island
Surrounded by:
 to the north Riccarton, Hagley Park
 to the east Sydenham
 to the south Spreydon
 to the west Middleton

Addington is a major residential suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand. It is sited close to State Highway 73, Christchurch's ring road, 2.5 km south-west of the city centre. Christchurch is a city on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. ... South Island The South Island forms one of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the North Island. ... Riccarton is a major residential suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Hagley Park is a large public park in Christchurch, New Zealand which was created in 1855 by the Provincial Government. ... Sydenham is an inner suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, located two kilometres south of the city centre, on and around the city’s main street, Colombo Street. ... Christchurch is a city on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. ... The New Zealand State Highway network is a network of roads covering the North and South Islands. ... A beltway (American English), ring road or orbital motorway (British English) is a circumferential highway found around many cities. ...


As an inner city suburb, it has a mix of residential, retail and light industrial properties. The suburb is also close to many sports venues, notably to the north in south Hagley Park. It is also home to one of Christchurch's main horse-racing venues, Addington Park. Hagley Park is a large public park in Christchurch, New Zealand which was created in 1855 by the Provincial Government. ...


New Zealand Railways' Addington Workshops were situated here until the 1980s: the historic concrete water-tower survives, next to the Christchurch Railway Station.


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As the years went by, Addington became known for its major installations, most notably the railway workshops which opened in 1879 and closed in 1990.
Around 1993, the junction curve at Addington, which faced east, was replaced by a new western alignment.
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