Christchurch City Council

– Christchurch City Council Website:
– “Christchurch was founded in 1850 on the arrival of about 800 settlers from the United Kingdom, and became New Zealand’s first city, by Royal Charter, in 1856. Responsible local government began when the first meeting of the Christchurch Municipal Council, established under a provincial ordinance, was held on 3 March 1862.”
– “Important council events that took place between 1851 and 1980.”
– “Our Coat of arms is symbolic and reflective of our City’s heritage. The motto: Fide condita, fructu beata, spe fortis”

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