Waeckerle's Cottage

2 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa

  • Waeckerle's Cottage.
    Copyright: Akaroa Civic Trust.
  • Waeckerle's Cottage. Original image submitted at time of registration.
    Copyright: NZHPT Field Record Form Collection. Taken By: A E McEwan. Date: 14/02/1989.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 3344 Date Entered 22nd August 1991


City/District Council

Christchurch City


Canterbury Region

Legal description

PU 11 UP 53131 on Lot 1 DP 52723


This historic place was registered under the Historic Places Act 1980. The following text is from the original Proposal for Classification report considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration.

Built c.1870.

This colonial cottage is associated with Jacob Waeckerle, an early European settler, who during his lifetime operated many social industries around Akaroa.

The cottage makes an important contribution to the streetscape of Rue Lavaud in Akaroa.


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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1870 -

Completion Date

22nd August 1991

Report Written By

Mary O'Keeffe

Other Information

A copy of the original report is available from the NZHPT Southern Region office.

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.