Riccarton Bush has played an important role in the history of New Zealand entomology, a number of native insects were first collected and named from Riccarton Bush. One of the first collections was of a plume moth Pterophorus monospilalis in 1859 which is now in the Fereday collection held in the Canterbury … Riccarton is a village and parish in East Ayrshire, Scotland. The bush, Riccarton House, and the Deans Cottage of 1844 (the oldest dwelling on the Canterbury Plains) are central to the European settlement history of Christchurch. Riccarton House & Bush, Christchurch, New Zealand. Riccarton Bush, their home, is now run by a trust. 1.4K likes. Riccarton House, with its selection of rooms and expansive grounds is the perfect venue for any event. Make our Christchurch history a part of your New Zealand experience - Riccarton House & Bush, Christchurch's first European settlement. The Dean's brothers bought this area off the local Maori because of its river and grass lands. You can view the small wooden cottage (built 1843) that was their first house. 1.4K likes. Covering almost 12 hectares our visitor attraction consists of two historic buildings set in parkland and gardens bordered by the River Avon and a native forest reserve featuring Kahikatea trees … Jane commissioned the first two stages, at the same time devoting herself to the family's farm holdings and the care of Riccarton Bush. Get the Reviews, Ratings, location, contact details & timings 24 days in South Island BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, historic sites Attraction style: Popular … Make our Christchurch history a part of your New Zealand experience - Riccarton House & Bush, Christchurch's first European settlement. Māori and Riccarton Bush Before European settlement, Pūtaringamotu was a valuable source of food and timber for the Māori. リカトンハウス&ブッシュをご存知でしょうか?クライストチャーチにある観光スポットの1つですが、シティ中心部からは少し離れているため、あまり観光客には知られていないように思います。今回そのリカトンハウス&ブッシュに行ってみたので、ご紹介します。 Put the medal on Riccarton House and Bush occupies 13 hectares of public reserve bush and grounds Meeting Times House: Heritage tours, Monday - Friday, 2.00 pm. Riccarton House & Bush is a unique New Zealand heritage site flanked by beautiful open parkland and ornate gardens, bordered by the River Avon and set against extensive native bush forest featuring Kahikatea trees up Make our Christchurch history a part of your New Zealand experience - Riccarton House & Bush, Christchurch's first European settlement. Riccarton House is significant as a historic homestead built in three distinct stages. Riccarton House & Bush is a unique New Zealand heritage site flanked by beautiful open parkland and ornate gardens, bordered by the River Avon and set against extensive native bush forest featuring Kahikatea trees up to 600 years old. Book your tickets online for Riccarton House & Bush, Christchurch: See 440 reviews, articles, and 165 photos of Riccarton House & Bush, ranked No.5 on Tripadvisor among 229 attractions in Christchurch. Make our Christchurch history a part of your New Zealand experience - Riccarton House & Bush, Christchurch's first European settlement. In conjunction with Riccarton Bush and Deans' Cottage it illustrates the history of the area, from the bush that existed prior to Pakeha settlement [1] The name is a corruption of 'Richard's town', traditionally said to … This is where Christchurch's pioneering story begins. See the mighty 600-year-old Kahikatea trees and take a tour of the historic Victorian house. 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