Posts Tagged ‘Basilica’

Timaru’s Basilica to get $3.9m earthquake upgrade Comments 0

Monday, October 15th, 2018

A $3.9 million upgrade of Timaru’s Sacred Heart Basilica aims to strengthen the building and protect it against future earthquakes. Sacred Heart Parish council chairman Gary Shand said after the Canterbury earthquakes the church realised the building was not completely earthquake-proof and needed to be bolstered. The main work will focus on putting steel structures Read more

Mass at South Dunedin basilica for first time since 2014 Comments 0

Friday, April 1st, 2016

On Holy Thursday, St Patrick’s Basilica in South Dunedin held its first public event in the building since its refurbishment began in 2014. Mass was celebrated despite the $2.6 million project not yet being complete. Continue reading Related Posts:Bishop Boyle farewelledThree Dunedin Catholic churches closeNew roof for Dunedin’s Dominican PriorySouthlanders farewell their own Bishop Len Read more