Posts Tagged ‘Christchurch Anglican Cathedral’

ChristChurch cathedral fundraising trust chair named Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Dr Megan Woods has appointed Peter Guthrey as Chair of the fundraising trust for the reinstatement of ChristChurch Cathedral. The ChristChurch Cathedral Restoration Trust will spearhead fundraising for, and delivery of, the restoration project. Minister Woods says Mr Guthrey has been selected because of his governance, business and tourism Read more

Vicious debate mars Christ Church Cathedral rebuild Comments 0

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The heads of Christchurch’s Christian churches have supported the Anglican Synod’s decision to rebuild their cathedral. However, they have expressed regret at what they call the conduct of some aspects of the debate. The church leaders say there is a great deal of concern about the sometimes vicious nature of the debate. “Vitriol and personal Read more

Cathedral means more to Christchurch than to church Comments 0

Monday, August 28th, 2017

The Christ Church Cathedral means more to the city than it does to the Anglican church, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says. Dalziel said the future of the cathedral had divided the city because the decision rested with the church, rather than the city. Dalziel went on to clarify her statement, saying “to the church it is Read more

Anglicans commission new poll on Christ Church Cathedral Comments 0

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Anglican leaders have ordered another survey of how Christchurch residents feel about restoring the cathedral. The new survey will be the latest in a long list of polls conducted in the city about the Christ Church Cathedral. There were two major surveys in 2013 and two more in 2014. Continue reading Related Posts:Anglicans won’t comment on Read more

Christchurch Cathedral – demolition not an option Comments 0

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

The government tasked a working group want the Christchurch cathedral to retain its external appearance as much as possible. The chair of the group Geoff Dangerfield said they were investigating how to “repair, restore and, in some parts, rebuild” the cathedral and were being “careful to ensure the building retains its external appearance as much as possible”. Read more

Roger Sutton appointed Anglican trustee on Christchurch Church Property Trust Comments 0

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery chief executive Roger Sutton has a new role as an Anglican church trustee. He has been appointed one of eight trustees on the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch Church Property Trust (CPT). Sutton (above) resigned from his role at Cera in November, 2014, after a senior staff member laid a sexual harassment Read more

Anglicans won’t comment on Christ Church Cathedral until December Comments 0

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

The Anglican diocese will not answer any questions about the Christ Church Cathedral until December, a spokesman says. Anglican diocese spokesman Jayson Rhodes said there would be no comment on the cathedral until a Government-appointed working party considering options for the damaged building reports back by December 7. “The Diocese sees no need for any Read more

Cathedral – “Great announcements and then nothing” Comments 0

Friday, July 8th, 2016

After five years of dereliction, legal spats and uncertainty, the Government has appointed a working party to consider options for the ChristChurch Cathedral. Prior to this announcement Ernest Duval was reported as saying,”Christchurch is an oddball place. The heavens open and there are these great announcements and then there is nothing. It is like the cone of silence Read more

Fresh damage to ChristChurch Cathedral to be assessed Comments 0

Friday, February 19th, 2016

The Anglican Church plans to get a fresh assessment of Christ Church Cathedral amid concern the Valentines Day earthquake has further damaged the building. Sunday’s 5.7 magnitude earthquake appeared to cause more of the historic cathedral to crumble and fall away from the steel props that have held up the front of the building for Read more

Mediation plan for ChristChurch Cathedral Comments 0

Friday, September 4th, 2015

An independent Government-appointed consultant will be brought in to negotiate plans for the earthquake-damaged ChristChurch Cathedral after four years of deadlock. Plans for the future of Christchurch’s iconic cathedral stalled in 2011 after Anglican leaders came out in support of plans to partially demolish the building. They had faced ongoing opposition from heritage campaigners, particularly Read more