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Christchurch, New Zealand

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This history is adapted from the booklet "A Short History of the Carmelite Monastery, Christchurch, 1933-1983" which was produced for our Golden Jubilee in 1983.
Contents:             Origins
                                The First Nuns & Arrival in Christchurch
                                Purchase of House & Beginnings

                                Canonical Enclosure
                                Growth & Today