Christchurch City Council consults on $10 million cathedral contribution

October 11, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The local governing authority for the  New Zealand City of Christchurch has launched a consultation on how to fund its $10 million NZD (about £5.36 million GBP) share of the rebuild costs for the city’s cathedral. Christ Church Cathedral was severely damaged in an earthquake in 2011. Diocesan plans to replace the cathedral were delayed by unsuccessful legal challenges. Last month the diocesan synod decided to re-instate the building after promises of funding by the national government and Christchurch City Council.

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