Posts Tagged ‘earthquake assessment’

St Gerard’s built on rock – can survive an eathquake

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

St Gerard’s Maintenance and Restoration Trust chairman Gordon Copeland says they are seeking a second opinion about the earthquake rating of the heritage listed St Gerard’s Monastery that looks down on Wellington Harbour. It hoped to receive the results soon, and that they will prove far less strengthening work, or even none, is needed. In the Read more

Earthquake stops Mass at St Mary of the Angels

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

On Sunday Wellington’s earthquake brought the 5pm Sunday Mass in St Mary of the Angels to a premature halt. After the 6.5 quake hit at 5.09pm, the biggest of a swarm of more than 230 that have struck the upper South Island and lower and central North Island since Friday, the celebrant Fr Tom O’Connor Read more