Editorial: New Regent St stand-off completely unacceptable: The Press Online:
"... The problem concerns five unoccupied buildings owned by Helen Thacker. They were fenced off by the Christchurch City Council last Wednesday, blocking the tramlines, ..."
"Thacker is but a steward of this important part of heritage Christchurch, but has not to date displayed the qualities that implies. It is to be hoped that her meetings with the council represent a change of heart. If not, she should pass the properties on to someone who can manage the repairs and get them open again."