Posts Tagged ‘Sacred Heart Basilica’

Wellington cathedral to receive $8.5 million funding Comments 0

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Wellington is to receive $8.5 million in Government funding from the “shovel ready” infrastructure fund. The cathedral in Hill St, Thorndon, has been closed since 2018, and the money will go towards restoring and earthquake strengthening the building. The $8.5 funding will create almost 300 construction jobs. The  Read more

Sacred Heart Cathedral gets grant from City Council Comments 0

Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and of Saint Mary His Mother in Hill Street, Thorndon, Wellington, popularly known as The Basilica has received a grant of $120,000 to assist in its $3.3 million strengthening project. The grant is a “one-off” ‘out of round’ contribution from the Wellington City Council’s Built Heritage Incentive Fund. Read more

Renovation of Timaru’s Sacred Heart Basilica underway Comments 0

Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Work began last Thursday on the renovation of the Sacred Heart Basilica in Timaru to protect it against future earthquakes. The project involves major improvements, maintenance and repairs. “We have a responsibility to fulfil the requirements to earthquake strengthen this building for public use and maintain the building as an impressive symbol of Christian Faith Read more