Connection to the cathedral

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Sam Mahon looks back on the moments of his life when he felt connected to Christ Church Cathedral. We were pausing for coffee recently in a rural cafe when a woman blew in through the door as if she had been expelled from a vacuum cleaner. She headed for a nearby table and threw herself …

Lessons from the Canterbury quakes

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The eyes of the engineering world are on Christchurch as lessons from the dramatic earthquakes are learned and used in the creation of new, more resilient and safer buildings. PHILIP MATTHEWS reports. Bad news refuses to stand still and in the past 15 months, Christchurch’s earthquakes have b …

Lessons from the Canterbury quakes

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Our engineering legacy. The eyes of the engineering world are on Christchurch as lessons from the dramatic earthquakes are learned and used in the creation of new, more resilient and safer buildings. PHILIP MATTHEWS reports. Bad news refuses to stand still and in the past 15 months, Christchurch&#8 …