Tag: Morning Report

“Historic building owners threaten govt over quake-strengthening” Morning Report NRZ National (Podcast)

Historic building owners threaten govt over quake-strengthening

"Owners of historic buildings in the central North Island are threatening to walk away if the Government doesn't relax tight earthquake-strengthening deadlines.And four local councils are banding together to push for changes to laws they say threaten the very heart of their town centres."

https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018659163/historic-building-owners-threaten-govt-over-quake-strengthening

Christ Church Cathedral & Central Government- The Independent Consultant: Media Coverage

Church announces new deal for Christ Church Cathedral : The Press:
"An independent Government-appointed consultant will be brought in to negotiate plans for the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral after four years of deadlock...."
" ... GCBT co-chairman Jim Anderton said the Government's move to bring in an independent consultant was "very responsible". ..."
http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/71725574/church-announces-new-deal-for-christ-church-cathedral
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Victoria Square Public Forum At Knox Church: Media Coverage

Morning Report (RNZ National) coverage:

Public say no to Victoria Square redesign ( 3′ 10″ )
Hundreds of Cantabrians gathered in Christchurch last night to deliver the Government a strong message - leave the city's Victoria Square alone.
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20150401-0740-public_say_no_to_victoria_square_redesign-048.mp3

"Morning Report"  reporting that 300 people attended the Victoria Square Public Forum.

“HERITAGE GROUPS’ SHOCK AT CERA S38 FOR CPIT MEMORIAL HALL: HNZ Cat 2, CCC Gp3” Historic Places Media Release

HERITAGE GROUPS’ SHOCK AT CERA S38 FOR CPIT MEMORIAL HALL: HNZ Cat 2, CCC Gp3

Concerned citizens and Canterbury heritage groups including Historic Places Canterbury, IConIC and Civic Trust are appalled at the news that CERA has issued an s38 demolition order on the Christchurch Technical College (now CPIT) Memorial Hall at the request of CPIT.

This imposing building was opened in 1935 as a specially designed memorial to the supreme sacrifice made by 71 former pupils of the Technical College who were killed in World War 1. (more…)

Updated: “Town Hall to be strengthened” The Dominion Post (Online Article)

"Town Hall to be strengthened" The Dominion Post reports on Councillors voting unanimously to retain the Town Hall.
Radio NZ website  reporting the decision will go to a full Council for a final vote:  "Wellington Town Hall safe from demolition"

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$67 Million To Restore Christ Church Cathedral- Costings Released By The Great Christchurch Buildings Trust

SAVING HERITAGEThe Great Christchurch Buildings Trust makes the following offers to the Anglican Church. (Media Release)
GCBT Cathedral Costings Summary: (PDF)costsummary30April
GCBT Cathedral Spreadsheet Costing Breakdown:(PDF)QS30Aprilxlsx

Media Coverage: (more…)