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# 107197 8-Aug-2012 15:54
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I was asked what year the Sugarloaf TV transmitter site in Christchurch was built. I have been unable to find any details via Google etc. Can anyone help?
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Murray

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  # 669731 8-Aug-2012 17:05
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In 1966 the then New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation (now Television New Zealand) leased a 4.9ha section of the reserve from the Crown on the summit of Sugarloaf Hill and installed a transmission tower and control building.

http://www1.ccc.govt.nz/parks/publications/mp_cashmerespur_7.asp



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  # 669739 8-Aug-2012 17:18
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Many thanks... well done.
Murray

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