Christchurch demolition halted
Posted: 23 Nov 2012 @ 01:04
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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