Tag: Canterbury Heritage Awards

Shop 7 Valuing Our Heritage : Joint Winner Heritage Tourism Award (Canterbury Heritage Awards) …. And Awarded A Highly Commended In The Outstanding Contribution to Heritage Award

Shop 7  (Image sourced Canterbury Heritage Awards)

Shop 7 (Image sourced Canterbury Heritage Awards)

"Shop 7" a joint project of Historic Places Canterbury,  The Christchurch Heritage Trust and Restore was declared joint winner of the Canterbury Heritage Awards Heritage Tourism Award 2016.

the text from the awards


Valuing our Heritage

Thousands of visitors from around the world and New Zealand, as well as locals, have visited Shop 7 over the nearly two years it was open in central Christchurch. A sample page from the visitors’ book records messages from visitors from England, Australia, Germany and Holland. People were heartened by the restoration stories, but the great majority were deeply saddened by the loss of heritage in the city. The legacy of Shop 7 is a better informed public locally, nationally and internationally about the crisis faced by heritage destruction post the earthquakes."


“Tracking the fate of Christchurch heritage” The Press (Online Article)

Tracking the fate of Christchurch heritage The Press

"A new video updating the fate of 20 heritage buildings in Christchurch post-quake has been screened for the first time.

The film by Gerard Smyth was commissioned by the Canterbury Heritage Awards in 2012 and was updated in 2014 and again in 2016."



“Christchurch Arts Centre’s Great Hall rises again” The Press (Online Article)

Christchurch Arts Centre's Great Hall rises again The Press online article.

"Heritage lovers of Christchurch have had a sneak peek inside the Arts Centre of Christchurch's newly restored Great Hall.

They were at Wednesday evening's 2016 Canterbury Heritage Awards Lecture Evening, which was the first public event in the hall since it was strengthened, repaired and restored after the earthquakes. ..."


Canterbury Heritage Awards 2016 Lecture Details

Canterbury Heritage Awards 2016 Heritage Lecture

The 2016 Canterbury Heritage Awards Lecture Evening is brought to you by the Warren Trust. We are very lucky to have secured two wonderful speakers for the evening: Alec Bruce, director of Wilkie and Bruce Registered Architects Ltd and Peter Lovell, director of Lovell Chen Architects & Heritage Consultants in Melbourne. The theme for the evening and more information about the event will be available in March.

Date: Wednesday 8th June
Venue: The Great Hall, Christchurch Arts Centre
Time: TBC
Tickets: TBC

The Warren Trust are Sponsors.

Alec Bruce:  http://www.wilkieandbruce.co.nz/

Peter Lovell:   http://www.lovellchen.com.au/

“Christ’s College wins Vero Supreme Heritage Award” : Canterbury Heritage Awards Media Release.

“Vero would like to congratulate Christ’s College on winning this prestigious award. It is a privilege to sponsor the Supreme Heritage Award and we would like to commend the Board of Governors for their vision and commitment.”

The Media Rlease is as follows:

Christ’s College wins Vero Supreme Heritage Award (more…)