Posts Tagged ‘Christchurch Catherdral’

ChristChurch Cathedral to light up for the month of August

Monday, August 12th, 2019

The ChristChurch Cathedral will be lit up in August to remind people the reinstatement project is still alive. There are several different designs that will run every night from 6-10pm, finishing at the end of August. Read more Related Posts:Exciting times in Christchurch as people bump into…Cardboard cathedral is allowed to stay after rush to secure…Roof Read more

Parties commit to Christ Church Cathedral rebuild

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Parties involved in rebuilding Christchurch’s quake-damaged Cathedral signed an agreement on Wednesday, clearing the way for work to begin. The cathedral has sat desolate since the 2011 earthquakes, as the Anglican Church and heritage groups battled over its future. Continue reading Related Posts:’People’s steeple’ plan rejected for Christ Church cathedral…Cardboard cathedral is allowed to stay Read more

Lotteries commit $6m to Christ Church Cathedral restoration

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Anglicans have secured $6 million in lotteries money to help restore the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral. The grant covers almost half the outstanding reinstatement cost once existing pledges and insurance are taken into account, but it is understood some in the church are uncomfortable taking gambling money. Continue reading Related Posts:Roof removal a milestone for Christ 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:Roof removal a milestone for Christ Read more

Video reveals damage inside ChristChurch Cathedral

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

The eerie world inside one of Christchurch’s most famous earthquake-ravaged buildings is showcased in new video footage from the Christ Church Cathedral. As central and local government discuss altering legislation to allow the cathedral to be restored, an anonymous videographer has sneaked inside the wrecked central city building. Continue reading Related Posts:Cardboard cathedral is allowed Read more