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Wigram is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand. Technically called Wigram Park, the second half of its name is rarely if ever heard. The suburb lies close to the industrial estates of Sockburn and the satellite retail and residential zone of Hornby. It is seven kilometres to the west of the city centre.
Until the 1990s, Wigram was the home to one of the country's main air force bases, but this was closed after cutbacks in military spending. The wigram Aerodrome still exists, and is used for private flights. An air museum is located at the northern end of the aerodrome.
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