Posts Tagged ‘GCBT’

Christchurch Cathedral – church says critics omitting facts

Friday, March 28th, 2014

The Anglican Church has criticised the group stopping it from deconstructing the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Cathedral, saying its review of the church’s decision omitted facts and ignored escalating costs. An advertisement published in The Press  laid out the Church Property Trustees’ (CPT) argument against restoring the Christchurch Cathedral after the Canterbury earthquakes. The notice, headlined “important Read more

Court decision allows demolition of Christchurch Cathedral to proceed

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

The Christchurch Cathedral is free to be demolished after a final court bid by opponents to preserve the landmark was rejected. The Great Christchurch Buildings Trust (GCBT) had contested a Court of Appeal decision that the demolition of the earthquake-damaged landmark could go ahead. The Supreme Court today declined that appeal. Continue reading Related Posts:Supreme Read more

Christ Church Cathedral dispute: talk to each other not to media

Friday, March 8th, 2013

There are ”communication issues” between Great Christchurch Buildings Trust  (GCBT) and Anglican leaders according to Justice Chisholm who is hearing a case brought by the GCBT challenging the Anglican decision to largely demolish the Christ Church Cathedral. Chisholm said “While it is not the role of the court to intervene, the applicant and first respondent might like Read more