Posts Tagged ‘Christchurch Eathquake’

Restoration work begins on Christchurch Anglican cathedral Comments 0

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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The steel frame in front of the Christchurch Anglican cathedral will come down next month. Some rubble will also be removed. Reinstatement project director Keith Paterson said he was pleased work on the cathedral was getting underway. He said the building and frame – which are not connected – were a dramatic reminder of what Read more

Future of Marian College to be decided after new bishop appointed Comments 0

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Marian College began site-sharing with Catholic Cathedral College in 2012 when damage caused by the 2011 earthquakes made its North Parade site uninhabitable. Then-board chair Gerard Duignan said the schools would co-locate for up to four years, but Marian College principal Marylou Davidson said on Wednesday there were no plans to move until a new Catholic bishop was appointed. Read more

443k spent on cathedral working group, with no result Comments 0

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Figures show the government spent $443,400 on a working group looking at the restoration of the quake damaged Christ Church Cathedral, but its fate has still not been agreed upon. The fate of Christ Church Cathedral has been in question since the February 2011 earthquake, with parties at an impasse over whether it should be Read more

Blessed Sacrament Cathedral rebuild – it’s good news so far Comments 0

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Recent engineering and geotechnical reports are showing “positive” signs for the future of Christchurch’s quake-damaged Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, officials claim. Preliminary reports on the land and foundations on which Christchurch’s Catholic Cathedral sits are positive. The detailed content of the reports has not been made public yet. Property and Development Manager Keith Beal says Read more

Mayor changes mind on $15K fee for building 2 classrooms Comments 3

Friday, June 10th, 2016

The Diocese of  Christchurch will have to pay a $150,000 development fee after a plea to have it waived was unsuccessful. Despite warnings from staff, the strategy and finance committee had recommended council waive the fee.  Mayor Lianne Dalziel, who backed the application at the committee stages,  said she had changed her mind on the matter. At a Read more