Kōrero: Place names

Redcliffs

Redcliffs

The suburb of Redcliffs near Sumner in Christchurch is rather obviously named after its red cliffs. The cliffs are composed of volcanic rocks.

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Photograph by Ben Schrader

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Local naming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19350/redcliffs (accessed 23 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008