An idea to rebuild the Christ Church Cathedral’s steeple like a traditional American “barn-raising” with the help of 500 residents is causing a stir. Read more
Philip Burdon of Future Canterbury Network says a series of unfortunate misunderstandings have led to an impasse between the Government and a group negotiating how to restore the Christchurch cathedral… read more
The Anglican Church and the Government appear to be at loggerheads over whether an offer has been made to help restore the “eyesore” Christ Church Cathedral. Read more The Bishop’s statements were made in response to earlier statements by Brownlee. See here
The report of the working party has been delivered to the Government. An announcement on the fate of the Cathedral is expected to be made before Christmas. Read more here
Taxpayers will stump up about $50,000 for the working party considering the fate of the derelict Christ Church Cathedral. Read more:
A working party tasked with finding a solution for the quake-damaged Anglican cathedral is “farcical” and “pointless” if its recommendations are not binding, a heritage campaign group says. Read More
After five years of dereliction, legal spats and uncertainty, the Government has appointed a working party to consider options for the Christ Church Cathedral. Read More
Mike Yardley has praised the intervention as what should have happened three years ago. Read more.
Church Announces New Deal for Christchurch Cathedral. An independent Government-appointed consultant will be brought in to negotiate plans for the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral after four years of deadlock. Read more
An offer to protect the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral from further exposure to the elements has been rejected by Anglican leaders. Read more here.