Mar 14, 2021 · The first stagecoaches began to run from Christchurch in 1640. Then in 1642 came the civil war. At first, Christchurch was in the hands of the Royalists but in April 1644 a parliamentary army captured the town. Later that year the royalists made 2 attempts to capture Christchurch. The first time they were driven back.
Reputed to be the longest church in England, the Priory is one of the few monastery churches to have survived Henry VIII’s rule. The current building of Christchurch Priory was built in the 11th century, although the medieval roof still exists and is visible above the newer one.
Mar 19, 2023 · Mostly sunny weather prevails for the rest of the day, just some scrappy thin high cloud moving in later this evening. Northeasterlies, easing back tonight.
11 hours ago · The English people are an ethnic group and nation native to England, who speak the English language, a West Germanic language, and share a common history and culture.  The English identity is of Anglo-Saxon origin, when they were known in Old English as the Angelcynn, meaning race or tribe of the Angles.
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1 day ago · The Māori were the first people to reach New Zealand, followed by the early European settlers. Following colonisation, immigrants were predominantly from Britain, Ireland and Australia because of restrictive policies similar to the White Australia policy . 
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- 71.8% European, 16.5% Māori, 15.3% Asian, 9.0% Pacific peoples, 1.5% ME/LA/African, 1.2% Others
Mar 19, 2023 · Payment. Must be made in full for the full term of your hire on taking delivery of your Shoestring Rental vehicle. Most major credit cards, travellers cheques or cash will be accepted. Refundable Bond. A $2000 bond is required to cover the standard excess. We do this by taking your credit card details until the safe return of the car.
Feb 18, 2023 · Archaeological evidence has shown Christchurch was first settled by humans about 1250. In a cave in Redcliffs in Christchurch moa bones have been found indicating moa hunting tribes were there. The moa was a large, flightless bird which supplied the huntsmen with abundant food.