OPINION: British archaeologist, heritage adviser and writer RICHARD TERRY visited Christchurch recently and says Christ Church Cathedral has an irreplaceable authority and total demolition would be a great loss for the city.

Why squander public money on heritage conservation when there are so many other calls on our resources?

It’s a reasonable question – to which one response would be that it’s because historic places speak directly to us, conveying powerful, complex and highly poignant narratives.

Read the full opinion article at ChCh Press here

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