"A highlight of this programme over the past month has been the reopening of two glasshouses – the Botanic Gardens’ historic Cuningham House and Townend conservatory". The Media Release for the Christchurch City Council Community Committee contained the following Heritage news: Historic Botanic Gardens glasshouses reopen(more…)
Nicky Arts co-owns one of the shops in the Duncan's Building in High Street and is determined to restore it! We recommend you read her Deputation as she describes the problems of being a restoring owner and dealing with CERA/CCDU.
Her Deputation can be found on her lively and very readable blog- "How not to Repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch Central City. part 142…. "ShakyTown Blues- http://cardmakerschc.wordpress.com/
The following is the text of a Deputation made to the CCC Community Committee on the 11th Feb 2014. Areas covered Majestic Theatre, New Regent Street Digital Experience, CCC host a Minister Finlayson heritage speech and the Public Trust building.
Deputation to the Christchurch City Council Community Committee by Historic Places Canterbury. (11th February 2014)(more…)
CCC Community Committee: Recommended CCC repair Mona Vale Homestead.
Urgent report on permanent repair of Gaiety Hall sought. Grants recommended for CCC approval for City Malthouse, New Regent Street Shop (number 25) and 98-100 Chester Street East House. (Note: the Community Committee has not been delegated authority for the granting of heritage grants.) (more…)