Kōrero: Shops

Arcade, Christchurch

Arcade, Christchurch

Small shops have traditionally been found in city centres. The move to shopping in suburban malls from the 1960s saw many small central-city shops close. Councils responded by trying to reinvigorate inner-city areas, closing streets to cars and making some areas pedestrian-only. In Christchurch trams also offer central-city shoppers an easy way of getting around.

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Mark Pilbeam
Photograph by Mark Pilbeam

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Carl Walrond, 'Shops - Contemporary retailing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21242/arcade-christchurch (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016