"Donovan Rypkema is president of Heritage Strategies International, a Washington DC consulting firm. His book, "The Economics of Historic Preservation: A Community Leader's Guide" , is now in its third edition and his firm has had clients including the World Bank, the Inter American Development Bank, the Council of Europe and the United Nations Development Programme. He's in New Zealand as a guest of the Civic Trust Auckland." (Text from RNZ Website) http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20150313-0931-how_important_is_heritage_preservation_in_our_cities-048.mp3
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…)
Bill Demeter's Plains FM show Its Our City is where you will find thoughtful, one on one half hour interviews. Guests have included Anna Crighton [2x], Roger Sutton,
Peter Beaven, Gerard Smyth [When A City Falls ] The Wizard…
Whilst "Its Our City" does not concentrate on Heritage exclusively it is covered in the many of the interviews.
Lawyer Rachael Dunningham has an article posted titled CERA For Dummies
The podcasts of the interviews are available for download at Its Our City.