"Quakes a timely reminder for building owners" N.Z. Herald Online article reports "Ministers preparing to discuss law changes requiring upgrading of at-risk structures" next Wednesday (31st July 2013).
Peter Dowell is a Heritage Building Owner and Developer with first hand day-to-day working knowledge of Heritage Buildings. In this insightful article, Peter makes the case for retaining our heritage buildings, outlines the problems and suggests remedies so that everyone benefits including the Owners! (more…)
http://www.nzgeographic.co.nz/magazine/latest-issue/issue-121/heritage NZ Geographic on Christchurch.
The Tasman District Council has a Heritage page on their website.
Interested in the Tasman District? The Heritage page has a brief history of the district and museums listed as well the usual heritage information.
Grants Scheme for Central City Heritage Buildings
This item was published on 05 Jul 2013.
The DCC now has $90,000 available in grants for heritage building re-use projects in Princes Street and areas adjoining the Warehouse Precinct. (more…)
"Wizard battles for his city" Oamaru Mail interviews The Wizard with Christchurch (...a "spiritual disaster"...) and Oamaru ("I do just love Oamaru,") discussed.
"Disasters happen so prepare: Parker" Otago Times covers Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker's Dunedin "Lecture".
"Powerless to stop heritage demolition" Lois Cairns reports. [The Press online @Stuff]