Posts Tagged ‘Asbestos’

Cathedral one of two church sites contaminated with asbestos in Christchurch

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The asbestos-laden rubble being cleared from the front of Christ Church Cathedral was also delivered to a second Anglican site in the city. The rubble was delivered to the cathedral site after the 2011 earthquakes to protect paving stones during the demolition of the remains of the cathedral spire base. Continue reading Related Posts:Demolition begins Read more

Asbestos at Christ Church Cathedral complicates cleanup

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Asbestos has been discovered in the land fenced off around Christ Church Cathedral, complicating a clean up of the area ahead of Anzac Day. Despite the contamination members of Christchurch’s Returned and Services Association were able to lay wreaths at the citizens’ war memorial on Wednesday. Continue reading Related Posts:Meet the robot dog integral to Read more

St Patrick’s College Kilbirnie roof may have to go

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Students have returned to St Patrick’s College, Kilbirnie, after the discovery of asbestos last week. “The worry is that asbestos will still come out of the roof,” Rector, Mr Neil Swindells said. “We’ve had the Ministry of Education, the medical officer of health and WorkSafe involved, everything we’ve done has been first rate, but we Read more

Asbestos shuts St Pat’s Wellington

Friday, October 14th, 2016

St Patrick’s College at Kilbirnie in Wellington will be closed for the rest of the week after asbestos fibres were found in its roofs. Preliminary results, received late on Tuesday, revealed isolated areas of fibres in dust swabs. Continue reading Related Posts:No wriggle-room for religious workersCommunity service award for retired cleanerWellington’s new buses being made Read more

Asbestos danger leads to closure Compassion Aubert Childcare

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

The Sisters of Compassion have announced that Aubert Childcare building, which is located at the Sisters’ Centre in Island Bay, Wellington, will have to be closed because they cannot afford to replace the building’s asbestos roof, which is crumbling, causing a health hazard. The building will be closed at the end of the 2012 childcare Read more