Details etc at the following link: https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/95
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"Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our Way" is the theme for the Christchurch City Council BECA Heritage Week. (13 to 23 October 2017
"Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our Way- BECA Heritage Week 2017
Beca Heritage Week 2017 will run from 13 to 23 October 2017 and celebrates the rich heritage of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.
The theme for Beca Heritage Week 2017 is Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our Way. The theme reflects this year’s anniversaries which offer the chance to explore and celebrate the cultural and physical development of our district and the pursuit of leisure activities in a unique landscape, defined by Plains, Port Hills and Peninsula.
Details here on what is on!
The Press: Christchurch's Sign of the Kiwi reopens in time for 100th anniversary
Checkpoint RNZ: Sign of the Kiwi re-opens in Christchurch - locals delight
CCC Statement of Significance: (Taken from documentation of the The Proposed Christchurch Replacement District Plan)
DISTRICT PLAN – LISTED HERITAGE PLACE
HERITAGE ASSESSMENT – STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE
SIGN OF THE KIWI - 1700, 2057, 2057R SUMMIT ROAD,
The Sign of the Kiwi was constructed in 1916-1917 as one of a number of rest houses planned for the Summit Road scheme of Henry Ell. The great pre-occupation of Harry Ell, a politician and tenacious social and environmental campaigner, was the promotion of a summit road from Godley Head to Akaroa, providing public access to all parts of the Port Hills. (more…)
Treasured heritage buildings to reopen in 2017: The Press
"Christchurch City Council has been working its way through an extensive heritage rebuild and repair programme. Some buildings have already opened, including the Mona Vale homestead, and work is continuing on others.
"Hidden challenges" during the repair have delayed some projects, but 2017 will see the Signs of the Kiwi and Takahe reopen, along with the Mona Vale gatehouse, the Thomas Edmonds band rotunda and the Old Stone House in Cracroft."
Historic Places Chair Mark Gerrard quoted in the article.
The details can be found at the following link:
Independent Hearings Panel Christchurch : Replacement District Plan
DECISION 27 CHAPTER 9: NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE Topic 9.3 — Historic Heritage in relation to a submission by Tailorspace Property Limited ______________________________________________________________________Outcome: Remove the former Public Trust Building (Heritage Item 414 and associated Setting 317) from Chapter 9.3 Historic Heritage Appendix 126.96.36.199.3
Please find a copy of the Submission (PDF) at the following link:Historic Places Canterbury Submission CCC Annual Plan 2016-2017
"More than a year into the repair and strengthening of the Sign of the Takahe, the project is progressing well, despite unique engineering challenges."
The CCC Media Release is as follows:
WATCH: Sign of the Takahe restoration progressing
Caffe Roma building gets $900,000 council grant the Press
"New owners planning to restore a historic central Christchurch building will get a $869,500 city council grant.
The old Midland Club Building, more commonly known as the Caffe Roma building, occupies a prime spot on Oxford Tce, between Gloucester St and Worcester Blvd."