Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Copeland’

Gordon Copeland, former MP dies

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Former United Future MP Gordon Copeland died in Wellington last Saturday at the age of 75. From 1984 to 2002 Copeland served as the financial administrator of the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington. He served as a Member of Parliament from 2002 to 2008 entering the House of Representatives as a list MP for the United Read more

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

Turn Wellington’s St Gerard’s into apartments or hotel

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

St Gerard’s Monastery, on a hill overlooking Oriental Parade, is unquestionably one of Wellington’s landmark buildings. It is also an earthquake risk. Rex Nicholls, a Wellington property developer and husband of a former Mayor has, by way of a letter to the editor, offered the church some free advice on how to fund the earthquake strengthening Read more