Posts Tagged ‘Peter Beck’

Peter Beck moves from one shaky town to another Comments 0

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Peter Beck, the former Christ Church Cathedral dean and Christchurch city councillor will move to New Plymouth in April to take over the role of dean of Taranaki Cathedral. St Mary’s cathedral in New Plymouth was closed in January because it meets only 15% of the new building standards. The Bishop of Taranaki, Archbishop Philip Read more

Restore or rebuild – crunch time for Christchurch Cathedrals Comments 0

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

The Catholic and the Anglican Churches are facing some tough decisions about the future of their Christchurch Cathedrals –  restore the old ones or build new ones. The Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament leaders are considering whether to restore the building for more than $100m or build a new cathedral for about $40m. “I am still 50-50. Read more

Dean quit after bishop ‘made position untenable’ Comments 0

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Dean Peter Beck’s position was made “untenable” by Bishop Victoria Matthews as they clashed over the future of Christ Church Cathedral, senior Anglican figures say.

Beck announced his resignation from the cathedral on Wednesday to contest a Christchurch City Council seat in a by-election.

A senior member of the cathedral broke ranks yesterday, criticising Matthews and questioning if she should remain as bishop.

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