|1999||Linwood Heritage Group makes the film “A Grave Subject” about the cemetery, highlighting its heritage significance.|
|2000||Working Party set up by concerned locals to protect and tidy Linwood Cemetery.|
|November 2005||Work on Mr Guthrie’s Grave (Block 9 Plot 6) sponsored by The Press. Interview with Mr Palermo, former Sexton of Linwood Cemetery.|
|8th November 2006||CCC Conservation Plan for Linwood Cemetery published.|
|24th November 2006||Trust set up and charitable status approved.|
|April 2007||First Officers voted in. New Main Gates installed.|
|June 2007||Hagley / Ferrymead Community Board funds the City Council to extend their Addington Cemetery History Research Project to Linwood Cemetery.|
|July 2007||Purchase of Trustees uniforms. Trust becomes a member of Historic Cemeteries Conservation Trust of NZ.|
|November 2007||Grant for operational costs received from Hagley / Ferrymead Community Board.|
|May 2008||Domain name for website purchased.|
|June 2008||Judy McCaw, our Head Gardener, receives Community Service Award
|June 2008||Grant received from Eureka Trust for headstone repair.|
|October 2008||Grant received from The Pub Charity for new seat.|
|November 2008||Grants from The Lottery Commission and Canterbury Community Trust for headstone repair.|
|June 2009||Basic website goes live.|
|29th August 2009||Official Open Gates Ceremony held and community enjoys guided tour and barbeque.|
|December 2009||Restoration of the headstones of 27 graves in Block 29 approved by City Council.
Judy McCaw (Head Gardener) wins a flight over Christchurch in the Plains FM ‘Come Fly With Me’ recognition of volunteers awards.
|March 2010||Restoration of 27 graves in Block 29 completed.|
|June 2010||CCC/TV3 Kids Fest sessions successful and over-subscribed.
|September 2010||Operational Grant received from CCC Small Grants Fund.|
|September 2010||Cemetery survives Canterbury Earthquake with only minor damage.|
|October 2010||NZ Post supports The Friends with donation of Community Post Envelopes.|
|November 2010||A grant for administration costs is received from COGS (Dept of Internal Affairs Community Organisation Grants Scheme)|
|November 2010||Linda Rutland, founder member, resigns from the Trust Board due to other commitments and is made a Life-Time Honorary Friend.|
||First Issue of ‘Grave Concerns’, the Trust’s biannual newsletter is published.
|22 February 2011
||Severe damage to cemetery from Earthquake.
|March 2011 (ongoing)
||Photographic record made of damage to cemetery and True War Graves for Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
||Initial research on service personnel remembered in the cemetery completed and remembrance poppies donated by the RSA for an ANZAC Day Commemoration Event.