Queen Elizabeth II has visited Christchurch numerous times during her reign, including visits in 1954, 1963, and for the 1974 Commonwealth Games held at her namesake sporting venue, Queen Elizabeth II Park, often referred to as QEII.
Read more -
- Our page on the Queen’s Birthday holiday [kids].
- Search for Queen Elizabeth II in our collection.
- The Queen’s page, opens a new window on the official website of the British Monarchy.
- Queen’s Birthday honours, opens a new window are traditionally bestowed over the long weekend.
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