Waeckerle Bridges

Rue Lavaud, Akaroa

  • Waeckerle Bridges.
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: C Maclean. Date: 1/09/2011.
  • Waeckerle Bridges.
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: C Maclean. Date: 1/09/2011.
  • Waeckerle Bridges.
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: R O'Brien. Date: 1/12/2010.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Able to Visit
List Number 1714 Date Entered 23rd June 1983

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City/District Council

Christchurch City

Region

Canterbury Region

Legal description

Legal Road and Legal River, Canterbury Land District

Location description

The two bridges are located 385 metres apart on Rue Lavaud. The northern bridge is located near 11 and 14 Rue Lavaud. The southern bridge is located near 52 and 55 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa.

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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1879 -

Other Information

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.