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Christchurch's oldest farm buildings to be restored The Press online.
"Funds are being sought for the restoration of a significant piece of Canterbury heritage.
The historic Deans' farm buildings on the Christchurch Boys' High School site will be repaired at a cost of just over $2 million.
The school is embarking on a major community fundraising campaign after its insurance pay-out fell $1m short of the restoration cost.
The old buildings are one of the last remnants of the Deans family farm. The family were among the earliest European settlers of Canterbury. ..."
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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."
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"The mystery of Antonio Hall" The Press
A web site has been set up for Antonio Hall which has its history and contact details for its supporters group.
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"Christchurch City Council will begin investigating options for the preservation of the treasured Old Municipal Chambers building on Worcester Boulevard after $10 million was set aside for restoration work at today's Council meeting."
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