Posts Tagged ‘Heritage New Zealand’

Exquisite Erskine Chapel restored after 38-year wait

Monday, October 30th, 2023

Wellington’s historic Erskine Chapel has finally been restored. The lovely French Gothic-style beauty reopened with a special service on Thursday after being left to the vagaries of time for almost 40 years. Saving beauty Built in 1929, the chapel boasts a marble altar, stained-glass windows and a soaring ceiling. The chapel is considered one of Read more

Iconic Wellington monastery to help solve housing crisis

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Although Wellington icon St Gerard’s church and monastery has been declared earthquake-prone and will close next month, it is unlikely to be pulled down. While St Gerard’s future is ultimately up to the owners, the church – built in 1908 for the Redemptorists – could be deconsecrated so it could be used for events like Read more