Submitted by mark on Sunday, August 16th, 2020 at 4:37 pm.
Made of clay and full of history"
Restoring two cob cottages in South Canterbury has become a labour of love for a retired Christchurch couple with lots of energy and a passion for the area.
Early settlers in at Burkes Pass made the cob walls of the cottages from clay, animal manure and chopped snow tussock. ...
Submitted by mark on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 12:59 pm.
"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."
Submitted by mark on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 at 7:39 pm.
"Central North Island towns are mounting a challenge against tougher earthquake strengthening laws, which they say threaten their historic main streets with "destruction by legislation". Rangitikei is leading the way, trying to blaze a trail for rent-poor provincial New Zealand which is facing a looming deadline where safety and economic risks collide. "
Submitted by mark on Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 8:07 pm.
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Submitted by mark on Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 11:16 am.
"Andrew Coleman, chief executive of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga talks to Nine to Noon about the importance of promoting the value of heritage to all Kiwis. ..."
Andrew Coleman CE HNZ Interviewed on RNZ Nine To Noon ( 24 April 2017)
Submitted by mark on Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 7:13 am.
"The story of band rotundas is being told at an exhibition An Ornament to the Town-The Band Rotunda in New Zealand, at the Turnbull Gallery at the National Library of New Zealand. The exhibition is the result of years of avidly seeking out rotundas around Aotearoa by co-curators Victoria University associate professor of musicology Samantha Owens and Alexander Turnbull Library music curator Michael Brown."
Link to Sunday Morning RNZ National podcast: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/sunday/audio/201838024/samantha-owens-and-michael-brown-beautiful-band-rotundas
Submitted by mark on Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:33 pm.
Submitted by mark on Monday, September 7th, 2015 at 6:19 pm.
Submitted by mark on Monday, September 7th, 2015 at 4:28 pm.
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". ..."
Submitted by mark on Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 3:21 pm.
"Te Manu Korihi News for 31 August 2015" - Morning Report RNZ
"Heritage New Zealand's manager of taonga Maori says too many marae are vulnerable to fire: ..." http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/temanukorihi/audio/201768645/te-manu-korihi-news-for-31-august-2015