Hand over cathedral restoration to the people – British billionaire

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A British billionaire wants the Anglican Church to hand over the restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral to the people of the city. Hamish Ogston has announced he will fund a survey of Cantabrians views on the Cathedral’s future. Read the full article at NewstalkZB here

Another move to save Cathedral

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An English philanthropist fighting to save the ChristChurch Cathedral is calling for the community to lead a restoration project. The future of the Cathedral, badly damaged in the 2011 February earthquake, and how it should be rebuilt is at the centre of a legal battle between the Anglican Church a …

Cathedral restoration survey for Christchurch residents

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Christchurch residents will have the chance to give their views on the possible restoration of the city’s cathedral, thanks to a survey conducted by an English philanthropist. Hamish Ogston announced the planned questionaire this morning, also confirming an earlier offer of $4 million towards …

British rich-lister wants cathedral restored

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One of Britain’s richest men wants the Anglican Church to hand over the restoration of the Christchurch Cathedral to the people of Canterbury. In 2011 Hamish Ogston pledged $4 million to the restoration of the iconic Cathedral Square building after being moved by a documentary of the February …