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Media Release: Christ Church Cathedral to host Prince Charles during Royal Visit
November 10, 2019

Media Release: Christ Church Cathedral to host Prince Charles during Royal Visit

Cathedral site to be visited by The Prince of Wales

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October Newsletter
October 29, 2019

October Newsletter

Cathedral Update - October 2019

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A stonemason explains
October 18, 2019

A stonemason explains

Hear stonemason Mark Whyte explain how stone and glass has been retrieved and catalogued for the reinstatement of Christ Church Cathedral.

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Our amazing people – Peter Marshall
October 1, 2019

Our amazing people – Peter Marshall

Reinstating a sacred and iconic Cathedral is no everyday project. 

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September 16, 2019

Blessing of the Animals 2019

All creatures great and small are welcome at this special Cathedral service for people and the important animals in their lives.

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Crafty fun for kids – Heritage Festival Rose Window Event
September 16, 2019

Crafty fun for kids – Heritage Festival Rose Window Event

A fun opportunity for children aged 5 to 10 to get crafty while finding out the story behind Christ Church Cathedral's iconic Rose Window.

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September 6, 2019

Media Release: Celebrating the rich heritage of Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Project is thrilled to be part of the 2019 Beca Christchurch Heritage festival.

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Bookings now open for our fabulous Heritage Festival events.
September 2, 2019

Bookings now open for our fabulous Heritage Festival events.

Christ Church Cathedral has a rich heritage and we invite everyone to come and see for themselves.

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August 30, 2019

Our Amazing People – Dean Lawrence Kimberley

Speaking from the Transitional Cathedral, Dean of Christchurch Lawrence Kimberley shares his excitement about bringing people back to Cathedral Square as part of the reinstatement of the Cathedral.

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Read the Winter 2019 Update in Te Reo, Samoan or Simplified Chinese
August 7, 2019

Read the Winter 2019 Update in Te Reo, Samoan or Simplified Chinese

We want our communication to be widely accessible, so we've translated our Winter 2019 update into the three most commonly spoken languages other than English.

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Lighting up the Cathedral
August 6, 2019

Lighting up the Cathedral

Throughout August the Cathedral will be luminescent in pink and blue, lighting up Cathedral Square and reminding people that there is a project underway to reinstate the Cathedral.

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Read the brochure
August 1, 2019

Read the brochure

Our Winter 2019 brochure is hot off the press.

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Naylor Love appointment
August 1, 2019

Naylor Love appointment

We are pleased to announce that Naylor Love Canterbury Limited will provide construction logistics, methodologies and programme advice for the project and will begin work in early August 2019.

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August work notice
July 30, 2019

August work notice

In August we'll be doing some soil sampling, and removing moss and other unwanted vegetation.

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July 2019 Work notice
July 23, 2019

July 2019 Work notice

From 29 July to 2 August 2019 we'll be doing maintenance to the trees around the Cathedral site.

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Embracing heritage
July 21, 2019

Embracing heritage

We’re looking forward to sharing the Cathedral’s rich heritage during the 2019 Beca Christchurch Heritage Festival in October.

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Bringing back the bells
June 21, 2019

Bringing back the bells

A light-hearted event was held at Cathedral Square today to mark the playing of a recording of the Cathedral bells. The bells will be heard every Friday lunchtime.

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An angel from the window
June 6, 2019

An angel from the window

Workers were thrilled to discover a beautiful section of intact stained glass from the Christ Church Cathedral’s Rose Window. It depicts the head of one of the heavenly hierarchy of angels and measures about 13cm by 12cm.

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Work notice – May 2019
May 15, 2019

Work notice – May 2019

In the coming weeks we'll be doing some general maintenance on site and work to protect heritage.

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May Newsletter
May 13, 2019

May Newsletter

Cathedral update - May 2019

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May 2019 Work notice
May 2, 2019

May 2019 Work notice

In the coming weeks we'll be doing some general maintenance on site and work to protect heritage.

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April 30, 2019

Key appointments for Cathedral

The appointment of key consultants to the team is a significant step forward for the Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement project.

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February Newsletter
February 27, 2019

February Newsletter

Cathedral update - February 2019

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Framing removal work almost complete
February 1, 2019

Framing removal work almost complete

The front of Christ Church Cathedral can now be clearly seen following the recent removal of steel framing.

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Steel framing coming down
January 16, 2019

Steel framing coming down

Work on removing steel framing from the front of Christ Church Cathedral is well underway.

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Cathedral site preparation work continues
December 12, 2018

Cathedral site preparation work continues

The assembly of a large crane on-site marks another step on the pathway to reinstatement for Christ Church Cathedral.

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Experienced engineer to lead reinstatement of Christ Church Cathedral
December 4, 2018

Experienced engineer to lead reinstatement of Christ Church Cathedral

An engineer with more than 30 years’ experience has been appointed as the Project Director for the reinstatement of Christ Church Cathedral.

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October 1, 2019

Our amazing people – Peter Marshall

Reinstating a sacred and iconic Cathedral is no everyday project. 

Read more
September 16, 2019

Blessing of the Animals 2019

All creatures great and small are welcome at this special Cathedral service for people and the important animals in their lives.

Read more
September 16, 2019

Crafty fun for kids – Heritage Festival Rose Window Event

A fun opportunity for children aged 5 to 10 to get crafty while finding out the story behind Christ Church Cathedral's iconic Rose Window.

Read more
September 6, 2019

Media Release: Celebrating the rich heritage of Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Project is thrilled to be part of the 2019 Beca Christchurch Heritage festival.

Read more
September 2, 2019

Bookings now open for our fabulous Heritage Festival events.

Christ Church Cathedral has a rich heritage and we invite everyone to come and see for themselves.

Read more
August 30, 2019

Our Amazing People – Dean Lawrence Kimberley

Speaking from the Transitional Cathedral, Dean of Christchurch Lawrence Kimberley shares his excitement about bringing people back to Cathedral Square as part of the reinstatement of the Cathedral.

Read more
August 7, 2019

Read the Winter 2019 Update in Te Reo, Samoan or Simplified Chinese

We want our communication to be widely accessible, so we've translated our Winter 2019 update into the three most commonly spoken languages other than English.

Read more
August 6, 2019

Lighting up the Cathedral

Throughout August the Cathedral will be luminescent in pink and blue, lighting up Cathedral Square and reminding people that there is a project underway to reinstate the Cathedral.

Read more
August 1, 2019

Read the brochure

Our Winter 2019 brochure is hot off the press.

Read more
August 1, 2019

Naylor Love appointment

We are pleased to announce that Naylor Love Canterbury Limited will provide construction logistics, methodologies and programme advice for the project and will begin work in early August 2019.

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