Tohu whenua

4 May 2024

Tohu whenua

4 May 2024

Tohu whenua in Victoria Square.

"Over the coming weeks tohu whenua (or cultural markers) will be installed at four locations around the central city. One will be located at the Margaret Mahy Playground, one near the Bridge of Remembrance, one in Victoria Square, and one on The Promenade near Christchurch Hospital. The tohu whenua will stand three-metres tall and will sit alongside storyboards highlighting the cultural significance and history of each location. Christchurch City Council has worked closely with with Ngāi Tūāhuriri advisory organisation Matapopore on the tohu whenua design and the storyboards."

“The cultural markers and associated storyboards will bring Ōtautahi’s cultural narrative to life and hopefully take people on a journey of discovery. There will be visual storytelling as well as audio recordings at each of the sites." Source:

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