Thousands turn up for the Rally For the Cathedral. Led by Jim Anderton, a number of speakers including Historic Places Aotearoa's President Anna Crighton, asked for a "Pause". The Rally then marched up Montreal and Worcester Streets where they were greeted on the Bridge by the Wizard. (more…)
Restore Our Cathedral Meet ‘n’ Greet of the Anglican Synod Delegates at St Christophers
A number of the Historic Places Canterbury Members and Committee were part of the team who turned up at 7.45pm on Saturday [4th April] to hand out to the arriving delegates the Restore Our Cathedral "Open Letter" package.
We hear from those involved that approximately 90% of Synod 250 delegates took the hand out package which included an open letter.
Wizard Conjures Up a 120 Person Demo against Demo & Confectionary Model Cathedral
In front of the Museum at 12.00 noon [Sunday 5th April] the Wizard transcended his ladder and levitated the passion of his oratory to ask for a Pause in the Cathedral Deconstruction.There was a TV crew filming the gathering as at one stage he asked the placard waving crowd to kneel for the Cathedral. (more…)
Anderton Announces Date Of Cathedral High Court Hearing @ Cathedral “Update” Meeting
Jim Anderton informed the Cathedral Meeting that the High Court hearing will be held on the 3rd / 4th October.
The Press has an online report here. (more…)
Cathedral Public Meeting Chaired by Anna Crighton [President Historic Places Aotearoa]
Media Release: from Historic Places Canterbury
Public Meeting: Cathedral Public Meeting
Thursday 6th September 7.30pm Cashmere Presbyterian Church Hall (more…)
Engineers Petition on Rebuild and Restoration of ChCh Cathedral
The following is the text of the Press Release issued. (more…)
Cathedral Public Meeting 7.30pm Thursday 6th Septmber
Christ Church Cathedral News and Engineering Update
from Jim Anderton, Rev. Louise Deans, Rev. David Morrell,
Mark Belton, Anna Crighton, Dr Ian Lochhead
Venue: Cashmere Presbyterian Church Hall
2 MacMillan Ave, Cashmere (more…)
The Wizard’s Demo Against Demo @ The Anglican Synod
The Wizard called a "Demo against Demo" at the Anglican Synod held at St. Christophers, Avonhead, on Saturday 4th April. The demo was timed for the 10.30 am Synod morning tea break and was held on the footpath. 70 people turned up to support his call to Save Our Cathedral.
70 plus people and the media turned up to hear the Wizard call for a Pause in the deconstruction of the Anglican Cathedral. (more…)
Christchurch Cathedral and Heritage Important for City’s Future
Eugenie Sage, Green Party List MP, has posted a well written blog outlining why she thinks the Cathedral should be saved.
We recommend you click over [and click back] for a read.
Eugenie Sage spoke at the Wizard's "Demo against Demo" at the Anglican Synod. [St Christopher's @10.30am 21st April]. (more…)
NZHPT Board Calls For Pause On Cathedral Deconstruction
This Press Release was picked up from SCOOP.
The text of the Release is the following. (more…)