Urgent Christchurch Cathedral legislation to be introduced to Parliament

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Urgent legislation to get the Christ Church Cathedral rebuild under way will be introduced to Parliament this week, the Government has confirmed. Cabinet signed off the legislation on Monday enabling fast tracked resource management and consents, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed. The work wa …

Crown signs with church to progress Christ Church Cathedral restoration

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Significant progress” has been made on the restoration of Christ Church Cathedral barely a week after the Anglican synod voted to save the building. Pledges, along with the earthquake-damaged church’s insurance proceeds of nearly $42 million, amount to about $90m of the estimated $104 …