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Christchurch demolition halted

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THE High Court in New Zealand has halted the demolition of Christchurch Cathedral, which was damaged after an earthquake in February last year. Justice Lester Chisholm said that the demolition should stop until a judicial review of the decision to deconstruct the cathedral had taken place.

The Great Christchurch Build-ings Trust (GCBT) went to the High Court last month, arguing that, under a 2003 Act, the diocese was obliged to repair and maintain the cathedral. Members of the ...

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