QUIZ: Parks and gardens by cclstaff July 1, 2022 Quiz: Parks and gardens In the heart of winter we start thinking about spring and how lucky we are to be “the garden city”. Try this month’s quiz on local parks and gardens. Some areas of Hagley Park were once used for cows to graze. Later when plants and trees were planted in these areas cattle were removed to protect the vegetation. Some Christchurch citizens opposed the removal of the cattle because:it could cause them great distressthis could cause the price of milk to increasethe cows had become a popular sight-seeing attractionIt was felt that the threat to vegetation was greatly exaggeratedWhen did the Curators House in the Botanic Gardens stop being the official residence of the Curator?1952198319992011In which Ōtautahi Christchurch park, was a garden designed for the blind opened in 1964?Abberley ParkMona ValeWoodham ParkHagley ParkSettlers Corner, where some early European settlers to Ōtautahi Christchurch built their huts, is now part of which central city park?Hagley ParkVictoria SquareLatimer SquareRauora ParkIn 1998 Lancaster Park officially changed its name to:AMI StadiumJade StadiumCrusaders StadiumChristchurch StadiumThe oldest surviving tree in the Botanic Gardens was planted on which date?9 July 18638 August 18881 January 190025 April 1918Which of the following Ōtautahi Christchurch parks was NOT named after a person?Tulett Park, CasebrookNunweek Park, HarewoodSimeon Park, BarringtonTe Kahu Park, WigramWhich of the following prominent statues is located within the Botanic Gardens?William Sefton MoorhouseWilliam RollestonJames FitzgeraldJohn Robert GodleyIn what year was Ōtautahi Christchurch first referred to as “the Garden City”?1850188619061966On 30 September 2020 The Press reported on the theft of a rare, valuable indoor plant from the Botanic Gardens. Which plant was it?Variegated monsteraVariegated Rhaphidophora TetraspermaSnake plantMaidenhair fernCommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Close Can you tell me more about this webform submission? The contents of this webform are sent to library staff via email. We recommend that you do not submit confidential information (like your library card number, passwords or credit card information). If you need to share confidential information with library staff, we suggest that you use other channels of communication, such as the telephone.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window, opens a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. This information will be submitted via email. Learn More about sending data over email.