Storm Closes Botanic Gardens
Christchurch's Botanic Gardens were closed this morning
because of dangers posed by the storm lashing the
The Christchurch City Council's horticultural
operations team leader, Warwick Scadden, said the gardens
had been closed for public safety reasons. Also, he said
that people using Hagley Park should exercise caution. Mr
Scadden said little damage had been caused in the gardens or
the park because the trees were in "excellent condition."
The actions were taken for safety reasons, he said.
Further information: Warwick Scadden: 371 1637.
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