Tag: Dr. Ian Lochhead

“Dame Ngaio Marsh heritage house reopened” Checkpoint (RNZ National)

RNZ: "Dame Ngaio Marsh heritage house reopened" : A room where critically acclaimed crime writer Dame Ngaio Marsh worked was reopened this morning after being flooded last month.
(Originally aired on Checkpoint, Wednesday 20 May 2015)
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/201755171/dame-ngaio-marsh-heritage-house-reopened

“More targeted approach to earthquake-prone buildings” Consultation : Media Coverage

RNZ News:
"Heritage advocates fear Government plans for dealing with buildings after natural disasters will result in historical landmarks being lost forever."
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/regional/274190/demolition-proposals-spark-heritage-fears

Late Edition Podcast: the news item starts approx. 17".40 (Dr Anna Crighton and Dr Ian Lochhead interviewed)
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/lateedition/audio/201755363/late-edition-for-21-may-2015

“Submission from IConIC on Draft Heritage Building and Places Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch”

IConIC logoDr Ian Lochhead has generously supplied us with the text of the IConIC submission.

"While it is so self evident that it scarcely deserves comment, the release for consultation of a draft Heritage Building and Places Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch (HBPRP) over three years after the September 2010 earthquake and nearly three years after the February 2011 quake, is woefully inadequate."

The text of the submission is as follows: (more…)

Letter To The Press From Dr. Ian Lochhead Re: Preparation Of Demolition Plans For The Former Civic Offices

Dr. Ian Lochead has generously supplied the text of his letter that was published in The Press. (3rd October 2013)

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The report in The Press (1 October) that demolition plans are being prepared for the heritage listed former Christchurch Civic Offices in Tuam Steet further highlights the flawed process being followed with regard to the future of heritage buildings in our city.  (more…)

“The fact that CERA has issued a Section 38 notice allowing the demolition of McLean’s Mansion…. is a clear indication that Government places little value on the part heritage has to play in the Christchurch recovery” Letter Sent To The Press By Dr. Ian Lochhead

Dr Ian Lochhead has generously provided the text of his letter published in The Press. (16th July 2013)

The fact that CERA has issued a Section 38 notice allowing the demolition of McLean’s Mansion, one of New Zealand’s largest and most extraordinary houses, is a clear indication that Government places little value on the part heritage has to play in the Christchurch recovery.  (more…)

“Why we should value the Christchurch Town Hall”- Dr. Ian Lochhead

ChCh-Town-Hall-interiorDr. Ian Lochhead has generously made available the submitted text for the article  "Symbol of great innovation" published in The Press.   Note: The text provided by Dr. Lochhead differs slightly from the resulting published article.
The article is a response to Minister Brownlee's "Modern city needs new town hall" (Press Online).

Why we should value the Christchurch Town Hall (more…)

UPDATED: Cranmer Courts On the C.C.C. Agenda 11th October

Christchurch City Council passed Councillor Broughton's motion by 5 votes to 4.
The Meeting has received widespread media coverage. The Press.   TV3
National Radio's Checkpoint are running the headline "Protestors thrown out of fiery council meeting in Christchurch".

Dr. Lochhead has generously provided us with the text of his Deputation. (more…)