Tag: Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings

“Canterbury Provincial Chambers to remain mothballed for 11 years” The Press Online (190218)

Canterbury Provincial Chambers to remain mothballed for 11 years The Press Online.

" ... Historic Places Trust Canterbury chairman Mark Gerrard believed the council should ask the Government to help fund the cost of restoring the chambers because of its national and international significance. ...


Provincial Council Buildings – Restored And Run By A Trust?- Media Coverage

Trust may oversee Provincial Chambers repair : The Press

"The earthquake-damaged Canterbury Provincial Chambers could be sold to a trust to fast track its multimillion-dollar restoration.

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has asked Christchurch City Council staff to investigate creating a trust – similar to the Arts Centre Trust – to raise money and oversee repairs. ..."

Editorial: City council should establish trust to fix damaged provincial chambers  :The Press

Provincial Chambers trust plan backed : The Press

“Condition of Christchurch’s Old Municipal Chambers ‘deteriorating’ ” The Press (Online Article)

Condition of Christchurch's Old Municipal Chambers 'deteriorating'  The Press (Online Article)

"Money set aside for the restoration of the Canterbury Provincial Chambers could be diverted to the Old Municipal Chambers because of its deteriorating condition. ..."

$108m needed to restore earthquake-damaged Canterbury Provincial Chambers” Press Online Article (20.04.2015)

"Restoration of the historic Canterbury Provincial Chambers is unlikely start for at least 10 years because the city council does not have the $108 million needed for the project..." The Press Reports online:

“$2.5 million funding boost to restore Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings” The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust And The Ministry for Culture and Heritage (Media Release 21st march 2104)

"The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage today announced they will jointly provide funding of $2.5 million for the Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings, to be used towards restoration and reconstruction of its Armagh and Durham street stone towers. When completed, this work is intended to enable the adjacent wooden buildings to re-open for public use as soon as possible."
The Media Release is as follows: (more…)