Riccarton House

Investigate the social history of early European settlement in Christchurch through the eyes of the pioneering Deans family.

Students will explore Deans’ Cottage and Riccarton House and discover the joys and tragedy faced by Jane, John and William Deans as they began a new life in what was to become Christchurch.

Availability: All Year

Curriculum Links: Social Sciences

Suitable for Year: 1 – 10

Length: 1.5 hours

Associated Cost: $2.00 per person to Riccarton Bush Trust

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