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Cracroft is a southern suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Cracroft was named for John Cracroft Wilson, who settled in this part of Christchurch at the bottom of the Port Hills in 1854. The Cracroft Residents' Association started lobbying for Cracroft to become a suburb in 1993, and the New Zealand Geographic Board gazetted the suburb in 1999, splitting the area from Cashmere.


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