Church announces new deal for Christ Church Cathedral : The Press:
"An independent Government-appointed consultant will be brought in to negotiate plans for the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral after four years of deadlock...."
" ... GCBT co-chairman Jim Anderton said the Government's move to bring in an independent consultant was "very responsible". ..."
Govt appoints independent consultant to mediate: Morning Report RNZ
The government has waded into the long running dispute over the future of Christchurch's cathedral.
Cathedral restoration group remains optimistic: RNZ News
Proponents of restoring Christchurch Cathedral are confident a Government-appointed mediator will agree with their side of the argument.