Tag: Shands Emporium Building

“Final Move For Shands” Media Release From Dr Anna Crighton Chair Christchurch Heritage Trust

"Shands Emporium is on the move again at 7am on Tuesday 6 December. But this time to its permanent home beside the former Trinity Congregational Church, 1875, in Manchester Street. It has been strengthened and will be lifted by crane and turned round so that it faces Manchester Street.

"Anna Crighton, Chair of Christchurch Heritage Limited, said ‘This is a significant step forward toward the completion of Shands, ready for the public to enjoy this unique little building once again’.

"The whole complex of Shands, Trinity Church (including the replication of the tower) plus the Annex is planned to be completed by September 2017.

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

“Ratepayers to help fund Shands Emporium restoration” The Press (Online Article)

Ratepayers to help fund Shands Emporium restoration: The Press
"Public money will cover half the cost of restoring one of the Christchurch's most prized heritage buildings. ..."

"This is an opportunity to show some financial commitment to this project," community, housing and economic development committee chairman Cr Andrew Turner said as he moved the council pay half the costs.

The motion received unanimous support. "

“Manchester St super stop site ‘ill-conceived’ ” The Press (Online Article)

Manchester St super stop site 'ill-conceived' :  The Press
"At a meeting of the council's infrastructure, transport and environment committee, councillors were told the chosen location was ill-conceived and would obscure the view of two of the few remaining heritage buildings in Christchurch's central city - the recently relocated Shands Emporium and the neighbouring Trinity Congregational Church."

Manchester Street Bus Super Stop : Historic Places Canterbury Deputation To The C.C.C. Infrastructure, Transport And Environment Committee

The following is the text of the Historic Places Canterbury Deputation to the Christchurch City Council Infrastructure, Transport And Environment Committee.

The text of the Deputation is as follows:

Deputation to the
Christchurch City Council Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee.
3rd September 2015

“Manchester St bus stop upsets heritage advocates, developers” The Press (Online Article)

"....The Christchurch Heritage Ltd, which owns and is restoring the Trinity Church and the recently-relocated Shands Emporium building, said the stop would be "visually intrusive" and degrade the heritage values of both buildings..." The Press

The Shands Emporium Purchase – Media Coverage

Checkpoint RNZ National:
"Oldest timber building in Christchurch CBD bought for a dollar"

The Press:
"Historic Shand's Emporium bought for $1"


CTV News First At Five:
News item on Shands- 2"14sec in.

Tv3 News:
"Heritage building saved by a dollar"