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Basilica walls may be saved

Basilica walls may be saved

Saturday, 10 November 2012 12:55 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Remnants of Christchurch's earthquake-ravaged Catholic cathedral may be preserved as a memorial with a new cathedral built next door.

Sign of the Takahe, Kiwi severely damaged

Sign of the Takahe, Kiwi severely damaged

Thursday, 8 November 2012 11:26 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Sign of the Takahe and Sign of the Kiwi will both require strengthening and repair work before they can reopen to the public.

Pita Pit Stop for Christchurch Earthquake Recovery

Pita Pit Stop for Christchurch Earthquake Recovery

Monday, 5 November 2012 6:05 p.m. by DebDonnell Popular

Christchurch CBD Pita Pit Reopens after Earthquake 

Committee calls for full Town Hall repair

Committee calls for full Town Hall repair

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 4:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council's Community, Recreation and Culture Committee today unanimously recommended the entire Town Hall complex be repaired to 100 per cent of New Building Standards.

Demolition warning from bishop

Demolition warning from bishop

Sunday, 28 October 2012 11:08 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Anglican Bishop warned her diocese the Government would step in and demolish Christ Church Cathedral if they did not quickly make a decision on its future, previously confidential minutes released as part of a High Court case reveal.

Bid to save stone survivor

Bid to save stone survivor

Monday, 22 October 2012 10:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cranmer Courts may be coming down, but the building's neo-Gothic twin just around the corner could still be rescued.

Owners committed to New City Hotel repair

Owners committed to New City Hotel repair

Saturday, 20 October 2012 10:08 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

One of inner Christchurch's "traditional" hotels will keep serving pints long into the future if its owners have their way. MATT PHILP reports.

Hidden St Albans jewel to be restored

Hidden St Albans jewel to be restored

Saturday, 20 October 2012 8:21 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An 1860s Christchurch heritage building used as a commune since the 1970s will be restored and opened to the public for the first time.

Images from cathedral in design

Images from cathedral in design

Friday, 19 October 2012 11:19 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Christchurch Anglican diocese has unveiled designs for the cardboard cathedral's stained-glass window.

Old kiln fires restoration effort

Old kiln fires restoration effort

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Canterbury earthquakes have revealed a historical building that will be restored to its former glory.

Chen adds weight to cathedral demolition debate

Chen adds weight to cathedral demolition debate

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Riccarton House repairs begin

Riccarton House repairs begin

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 3:16 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Why were the small CBD Businesses abandoned to their fate?

Why were the small CBD Businesses abandoned to their fate?

Sunday, 14 October 2012 9:03 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

I had an interesting phone call  from the company that services Fire Extinguishers.  You are right it sounds boring   …. but… as is usual in Christchurch the conversation turned from work to the earthquakes.  

Te Kanawa backs Town Hall

Te Kanawa backs Town Hall

Friday, 12 October 2012 10:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Opera diva Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has backed a campaign to save the Christchurch Town Hall.

Council requests pause on Cranmer Courts demolition

Council requests pause on Cranmer Courts demolition

Thursday, 11 October 2012 2:45 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council today agreed to request the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority hold the demolition of Cranmer Courts for one month.

A danger Christchurch’s past will be forgotten, UC lecturer says

A danger Christchurch’s past will be forgotten, UC lecturer says

Thursday, 11 October 2012 8:51 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

There is a danger that most ongoing memories about Christchurch will just be about the city’s earthquakes and not the great things that once stood in the 162 years beforehand, a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher said today.

Cathedral shortfall $50m

Cathedral shortfall $50m

Monday, 8 October 2012 11:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

About half of Christ Church Cathedral's $40 million insurance payout will be spent before the rebuild begins, court documents show.

$5m bill just to make Cranmer Courts safe

$5m bill just to make Cranmer Courts safe

Monday, 8 October 2012 11:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

Potential buyers are still interested in saving Cranmer Courts, despite a possible $5 million price tag just to make the building safe.

New bids to save Cranmer Courts

New bids to save Cranmer Courts

Sunday, 7 October 2012 11:21 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Grants may save Pomeroys building

Grants may save Pomeroys building

Saturday, 6 October 2012 8:03 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Christchurch City Council may help fund seismic strengthening work on two of Canterbury's oldest brewery buildings.

Mayor keen to chip in on Cathedrals design

Mayor keen to chip in on Cathedral's design

Friday, 5 October 2012 11:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

Banks Peninsula facilities to close

Banks Peninsula facilities to close

Friday, 5 October 2012 3:03 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is today (Friday 5 October) closing four community facilities on the Banks Peninsula after receiving the results of engineering assessments that show they are earthquake-prone.

Cranmer Court demolition all bad news

Cranmer Court demolition 'all bad news'

Friday, 5 October 2012 9:28 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

City councillors who fought to save the historic Cranmer Court in Christchurch from demolition have conceded defeat, saying the cost of restoration was just too much.

Cathedral custodians reject claims they cant demolish

Cathedral custodians reject claims they can't demolish

Thursday, 4 October 2012 7:55 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Custodians of the earthquake-crippled Christ Church Cathedral have today flatly rejected claims they cannot legally demolish the landmark building.

Protesters arrested at Cranmer Court demolition

Protesters arrested at Cranmer Court demolition

Thursday, 4 October 2012 5:24 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Cranmer Court was home to New Zealand’s first normal school, Christchurch Teachers’ College, and most recently 31 inner city apartments, before the February quake struck.

Protests as Cranmer Court is demolished

Protests as Cranmer Court is demolished

Thursday, 4 October 2012 1:56 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Protesters have been arrested as the demolition of one of Christchurch’s oldest buildings got underway this morning.

Owners not obliged to save cathedral

Owners 'not obliged' to save cathedral

Thursday, 4 October 2012 11:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cranmer Court demolition to resume

Cranmer Court demolition to resume

Thursday, 4 October 2012 6:32 a.m. by Media3News Popular

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cathedral bells arrive in UK for assessment

cathedral bells arrive in UK for assessment

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 3:17 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Thirteen bells rescued from an earthquake-hit cathedral have been brought from New Zealand for assessment.

Rangiora courts fate uncertain

Rangiora court's fate uncertain

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 12:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

The fate of the Rangiora courthouse is still uncertain following major changes to the District Court network announced today.

Cathedrals fate battled in court

Cathedral's fate battled in court

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 11:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral trustees have a moral and legal obligation to maintain and repair the building, a court has heard.

Christchurch cathedral fate discussed in High Court

Christchurch cathedral fate discussed in High Court

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 6:40 a.m. by Media3News

In an attempt to save Christchurch’s cathedral, its fate will be argued in the High Court today.

Loss of Christchurch’s Cranmer Courts a disaster

Loss of Christchurch’s Cranmer Courts a disaster

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 7:38 p.m. by PRNews

 

Time running out for historic Christchurch building

Time running out for historic Christchurch building

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 6:18 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Last ditch deal fails

Last ditch deal fails

Monday, 1 October 2012 12:59 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Heritage buildings fate to be discussed

Heritage buildings' fate to be discussed

Sunday, 30 September 2012 9:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

More than a quarter of the heritage buildings still standing in central Christchurch could be affected by the central city blueprint, heritage advocates say.

Christmas deadline unlikely to be met

Christmas deadline unlikely to be met

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Theatre Royal opening delayed

Theatre Royal opening delayed

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 2:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

A repair bill approaching $30 million has forced the Isaac Theatre Royal to delay its opening until mid-2014.

New Regent St shops preserve streetscape

New Regent St shops preserve streetscape

Saturday, 22 September 2012 6:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An entire historically important street is looking forward to being part of the new Christchurch. MATT PHILP reports.

History comes with a high price

History comes with a high price

Sunday, 16 September 2012 2:24 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

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Heritage mill to become wee jewel

Heritage mill to become 'wee jewel'

Saturday, 15 September 2012 8:22 a.m. by MediaStuff

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Original beauty at the heart of Knox Church

Original beauty at the heart of Knox Church

Saturday, 8 September 2012 10:02 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It is Christchurch's most famous interior. Once hidden within an armour of brick, the vaulted ceiling and timber columns of Knox Church in Bealey Ave became the regular backdrop to television news broadcasts in the aftermath of the February earthquake.

High Court to hear cathedral case next month

High Court to hear cathedral case next month

Thursday, 6 September 2012 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Council considers demolition moratorium

Council considers demolition moratorium

Tuesday, 4 September 2012 3:09 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cranmer Courts saved at 11th hour

Cranmer Courts saved at 11th hour

Monday, 3 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Featured Popular

 

Council may help save historic facade

Council may help save historic facade

Monday, 3 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Earthquake repairs starting for Riccarton House

Earthquake repairs starting for Riccarton House

Sunday, 2 September 2012 9:45 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Online petition to save Cathedral

Online petition to save Cathedral

Friday, 31 August 2012 10:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Council may help save McKenzie & Willis facade

Council may help save McKenzie & Willis facade

Friday, 31 August 2012 6:03 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Clocktower demolition begins

Clocktower demolition begins

Friday, 31 August 2012 1:23 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Family’s deep roots in Old Government Building repair

Family’s deep roots in Old Government Building repair

Thursday, 30 August 2012 1:31 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Chapel holds special place for nurses

Chapel holds special place for nurses

Sunday, 26 August 2012 9:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Eleventh-hour offer may save Cranmer Courts

Eleventh-hour offer may save Cranmer Courts

Saturday, 25 August 2012 7:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Failure to raise $6m spells end for facade

Failure to raise $6m spells end for facade

Monday, 20 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Strengthening saves Malthouse

Strengthening saves Malthouse

Sunday, 19 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Last-ditch effort to save historic buildings facade

Last-ditch effort to save historic building's facade

Friday, 17 August 2012 11:23 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Heritage structures may be affected

Heritage structures may be affected

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 9:50 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

ChCh Cathedral demolition decision may be months away

ChCh Cathedral demolition decision may be months away

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 7:51 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Old railway station demolition begins

Old railway station demolition begins

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 11:29 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular