Media Release – May 30th
Anglican Diocese of
It’s one more day in the long
drawn out saga of ChristChurch Cathedral.
The judge has
found that the Church Property Trustees acted honestly and
have given fair consideration to all the relevant issues
including safety, cost, and the preferences of public
opinion and the church community.
Matthews says, “While permission has been given for
deconstruction CPT is under no illusion that that will be
able to happen soon. The consent process lies before
Bishop Victoria says in the meanwhile the Anglican
Church will continue to pray and participate in the recovery
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
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