Posts Tagged ‘Church Property Trustees’

Bishop is not a CEO. Parishes are not just local branches of the diocese

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Why is the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch worrying about how to fund rebuilding the Cathedral? After all the public land records show Diocese has $320 million “empire” of cash and properties. Why not, for example sell the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tekapo to help fund the rebuild? But a diocese, Anglican or Catholic, Read more

Cathedral restoration: Church disputes Government offered 25m

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Bishop Victoria Mathews called an emergency media standup on Sunday to refute Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Gerry Brownlee’s claim that  the Government offered the church a $25 million deal to restore the building. On Friday Brownlee said he was disappointed an offer to help with the restoration of the Anglican Cathedral in Christchurch was turned down by Read more

No censure for Christchurch Anglicans over insurance payout

Friday, August 7th, 2015

The Anglican Diocese of Christchurch has avoided censure for incorrectly using funds from an insurance payout to help pay for the Transitional Cathedral. A High Court judgment released on Wednesday said it was sufficient  for the Church Property Trustees (CPT) to repay the $4 million it used from the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral insurance payout Read more

Details of estimates for Christchurch Cathedral to be released

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Today, Friday 26 April, the Anglican diocese will release detailed information on how it arrived at cost estimates for three design options for the Christchurch Cathedral. On Wednesday evening, Gavin Holley, of the Church Property Trustees, told a Press-hosted public forum on the proposals that he hoped to have the information up on its website Read more