185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, Christchurch

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Take a moment to reflect at 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, a simple but moving memorial to the victims of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. See the 185 unique chairs--each representing a life lost in the quake--and read the poems posted on the onsite board. For 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial and beyond, use our Christchurch travel itinerary maker to get the most from your Christchurch vacation.
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  • There is a chair to represent each victim of the Earthquake that devastated Christchurch and is situated next to the Cardboard Cathedral.  more »
  • These 148 different chairs represent those people who were killed in the Christchurch earthquake. It makes one think of the fragility of life and how we need to live well every day and show compassion...  more »
  • Brings back the reality of how many lives were lost in the 2011 earthquake -a very touching way to remember all these people with their special chairs.  more »