Tag: Heritage

UPDATED: Christchurch City Council Rearranges Its Committees.

The C.C.C. has simplified its Committee structure
by creating 4 new committees [and disestablishing 7]
The new Committees are the following:

People Community, Recreation and Culture
Environment and Infrastructure
Corporate and Finance

The Heritage and Arts Committee has been absorbed into the People Community, Recreation and Culture Committee.
The new Council Committees will meet once a month.

Details are as follows-

[Updated] the Committee will meet for the first time  at 9.30 am on the 31st July and starting in September will convene in the first week of every month. (more…)

Peter Beaven

"It is with sad news that I note the passing of Christchurch Architect Peter Beaven. As Chair of Historic Places Canterbury I would like to publicly acknowledge the outstanding contribution by Peter Beaven to New Zealand Architecture. This contribution was matched by his powerful advocacy for the preservation of Christchurch and New Zealand's built heritage. Christchurch Heritage and Architecture has lost someone very special with
Peter Beaven's passing."
Mark Gerrard, Chair Historic Places Canterbury
[A statement made to the full Christchurch City Council before an Annual Plan submission.] (more…)

Here Is Your Chance To Make The New Zealand Government Pay For Saving Christchurch’s Heritage

Interested? Every one of your heritage dollars donated to the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund will be matched dollar for dollar by the New Zealand Government.

The fund is an approved donee organization so a tax credit …
The Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund  has a fundraising web site up and running here. (more…)

MCH Led Heritage Recovery Document Released

It is  available online at the Ministry of Culture and Heritage site.
The document was originally scheduled to be released for public consultation in October 2011

We encourage you to make submissions on this document.

Updated: 100 plus attend the Save Our Heritage Panel Discussion

Monday 19th March 2011:
100 plus people turned up to the Cashmere Presbyterian Church (Christchurch) , standing room only, to hear the Save Our Heritage Panel discussion. National Radio was there and it was featured on Morning Report!!!

Anna Crighton, the Historic Places Aotearoa President, was on the panel. The following is  a copy of the speech she gave… (more…)