Tag: Canterbury

Peter Beaven

"It is with sad news that I note the passing of Christchurch Architect Peter Beaven. As Chair of Historic Places Canterbury I would like to publicly acknowledge the outstanding contribution by Peter Beaven to New Zealand Architecture. This contribution was matched by his powerful advocacy for the preservation of Christchurch and New Zealand's built heritage. Christchurch Heritage and Architecture has lost someone very special with
Peter Beaven's passing."
Mark Gerrard, Chair Historic Places Canterbury
[A statement made to the full Christchurch City Council before an Annual Plan submission.] (more…)

Historic Places Canterbury Incorporated.

Historic Places Aotearoa has its first regional society with the news that Historic Places Canterbury has been incorporated. Arrangements are being made to hold the inaugural meeting and elect the first Committee.

The Canterbury Branch Committee of the NZHPT met on 15th February and passed a resolution that initiates the process to transition to Historic Places Canterbury.

Here Is Your Chance To Make The New Zealand Government Pay For Saving Christchurch’s Heritage

Interested? Every one of your heritage dollars donated to the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund will be matched dollar for dollar by the New Zealand Government.

The fund is an approved donee organization so a tax credit …
The Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund  has a fundraising web site up and running here. (more…)