Tag: Christchurch Heritage Trust

Shands /Trinity- Manchester Street Bus Super Stop Media Coverage

"Manchester St property owners win bus shelter battle" The Press:
"... A controversial proposal to build a giant canopied bus shelter with glass pods on a central city section of Manchester St has been rejected. ..."

"Editorial: Council should re-examine its plans for Manchester St bus superstop" The Press:

"Manchester St bus stop upsets heritage advocates, developers" The Press:

“Manchester St bus stop upsets heritage advocates, developers” The Press (Online Article)

"....The Christchurch Heritage Ltd, which owns and is restoring the Trinity Church and the recently-relocated Shands Emporium building, said the stop would be "visually intrusive" and degrade the heritage values of both buildings..." The Press

The Shands Emporium Purchase – Media Coverage

Checkpoint RNZ National:
"Oldest timber building in Christchurch CBD bought for a dollar"

The Press:
"Historic Shand's Emporium bought for $1"


CTV News First At Five:
News item on Shands- 2"14sec in.

Tv3 News:
"Heritage building saved by a dollar"


“SHANDS EMPORIUM FINDS A NEW HOME IN THE CBD” Christchurch Heritage Trust Media Release (16th June 2015)

"Dr. Anna Crighton, Chair of Christchurch Heritage Limited, currently restoring the former Trinity Church on the corner of Worcester and Manchester Streets, is proud to announce that it has saved yet another listed heritage building for the central city. Shands Emporium, formerly of 88 Hereford Street, has recently been purchased and will sit perfectly facing Manchester Street beside the Trinity Church."

The Media Release is as follows: