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Our Amazing Intern
May 29, 2020

Our Amazing Intern

We were delighted to host an intern from the University of Canterbury between February and May 2020.

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Kids, COVID19 and the Cathedral
May 19, 2020

Kids, COVID19 and the Cathedral

While we were all in our bubbles over the past few weeks, we saw an opportunity to creatively engage children about the project.

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Blessing of workers and Cathedral site
May 12, 2020

Blessing of workers and Cathedral site

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Lawrence Kimberley, and Bishop of Te Waipounamu, Richard Wallace, bless the site and all who will work on the project. Physical work on the Cathedral will begin in the coming days.

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Easter Blessings 2020
April 8, 2020

Easter Blessings 2020

During the COVID19 Lockdown of 2020 Dean Lawrence Kimberley, Dean of Christchurch reminds us to love one another.

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Stained glass stories
March 30, 2020

Stained glass stories

The stained glass windows of the Cathedral have two layers of story.

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A Christchurch Christening Gown
March 25, 2020

A Christchurch Christening Gown

Listen as Mrs Bowden from Kent UK describes her visit to the Cathedral just days before the earthquake. She has donated a Christening Gown to help with fundraising for the reinstatement.

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A Cathedral Story – A Canterbury wool cope
March 24, 2020

A Cathedral Story – A Canterbury wool cope

Watch as two very dedicated women tell the story of making the Cope (cloak) for the ordination of Rt Rev Maurice Goodall at Christ Church Cathedral.

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A Cathedral Story – Ross Clapp, Cabinetmaker
March 24, 2020

A Cathedral Story – Ross Clapp, Cabinetmaker

Watch retired Cabinetmaker Ross Clapp describe his work for the Cathedral in the 1980s.

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“All will be well” mural
March 24, 2020

“All will be well” mural

Watch as students from Ara explain how they designed the "All will be well" mural for the fence of the Cathedral.

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Lighting up the Cathedral
March 24, 2020

Lighting up the Cathedral

Watch as we lit up the Cathedral in August 2019 after 8 years of darkness.

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Bringing back the bells
March 24, 2020

Bringing back the bells

Watch as we symbolically brought back the sound of bells to the Cathedral in winter 2019 after 8 years of silence.

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A Royal Patron and Royal Visit
November 24, 2019

A Royal Patron and Royal Visit

Watch highlights of the day in November 2019 that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales met with Cathedral supporters and visited the Cathedral site.

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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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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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May 29, 2020

Our Amazing Intern

We were delighted to host an intern from the University of Canterbury between February and May 2020.

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May 19, 2020

Kids, COVID19 and the Cathedral

While we were all in our bubbles over the past few weeks, we saw an opportunity to creatively engage children about the project.

Read more
May 12, 2020

Blessing of workers and Cathedral site

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Lawrence Kimberley, and Bishop of Te Waipounamu, Richard Wallace, bless the site and all who will work on the project. Physical work on the Cathedral will begin in the coming days.

Read more
April 8, 2020

Easter Blessings 2020

During the COVID19 Lockdown of 2020 Dean Lawrence Kimberley, Dean of Christchurch reminds us to love one another.

Read more
March 30, 2020

Stained glass stories

The stained glass windows of the Cathedral have two layers of story.

Read more
March 25, 2020

A Christchurch Christening Gown

Listen as Mrs Bowden from Kent UK describes her visit to the Cathedral just days before the earthquake. She has donated a Christening Gown to help with fundraising for the reinstatement.

Read more
March 24, 2020

A Cathedral Story – A Canterbury wool cope

Watch as two very dedicated women tell the story of making the Cope (cloak) for the ordination of Rt Rev Maurice Goodall at Christ Church Cathedral.

Read more
March 24, 2020

A Cathedral Story – Ross Clapp, Cabinetmaker

Watch retired Cabinetmaker Ross Clapp describe his work for the Cathedral in the 1980s.

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March 24, 2020

“All will be well” mural

Watch as students from Ara explain how they designed the "All will be well" mural for the fence of the Cathedral.

Read more
March 24, 2020

Lighting up the Cathedral

Watch as we lit up the Cathedral in August 2019 after 8 years of darkness.

Read more