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Encyclopedia > Bridle Path, New Zealand

The Bridle Path is a track which connects For other uses, see Christchurch (disambiguation). Christchurch is a city on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The city is named after the cathedral college of Christ Church in the University of Oxford. Its Maori name is Otautahi, from the Maori chief Tautahi who had a... Christchurch and Categories: New Zealand geography stubs | Canterbury, New Zealand | Stratovolcanoes | Volcanoes of New Zealand | Cities and towns in New Zealand ... Lyttelton in the South Island The South Island forms one of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the North Island. The Maori name for the South Island is Te Wai Pounamu which means The Greenstone Water (greenstone being jade). It has an area of 58,093 square miles (151... South Island of For alternative meanings, see New Zealand (disambiguation). New Zealand is a country formed of two major islands and a number of Pacific Ocean. A common Māori name for New Zealand is Aotearoa, popularly translated as Land of the Long White Cloud. New Zealand also maintains responsibility for the... New Zealand.

It was constructed in Events January 4 - The first American ice-skating club is formed (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). January 29 - Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the U.S. Congress February 28 - University of Utah opens in Salt Lake City, Utah March 7 - United States Senator Daniel Webster gives his Seventh of March... 1850 and was used by the early European settlers as a route from the port to the new settlement of Christchurch. It is now used was walking and A rider during a Cross Country race Mountain biking (Mountain bicycling) is a form of cycling which uses very sturdy bicycles with (usually) straight handlebars and wide tires. Mountain biking takes place off-road. It encompasses both competitive racing and purely recreational cycling. The remainder of this article focuses principally... mountain biking.

External links

  • Christchurch City Council (http://www.ccc.govt.nz/Parks/NaturalAreas/port_hills_recreation_bridlepath.asp) - recreation information.
  • New Zealand Tramper (http://www.tramper.co.nz/index.cfm/action/story/StoryID/3) - walking notes.

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Christchurch, New Zealand (1652 words)
Christchurch is a city on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
This track became known as the Bridle Path, because the path was so steep that pack horses needed to be led by the bridle.
New Zealand's first public railway line was opened from Ferrymead to Christchurch in 1863.
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