Judgment: Court Orders Review Of Cathedral Demolition
IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND
 NZHC 3045
BETWEEN THE GREAT CHRISTCHURCH BUILDINGS TRUST Applicant
AND CHURCH PROPERTY TRUSTEES First Respondent
AND CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY AUTHORITY Second Respondent
Hearing: 3 and 4 October 2012
Appearances: FMR Cooke QC, A V Foote and J A Leam for Applicant J V Ormsby, JWA Johnson and J-L Day for First Respondent G Gardner for Second Respondent
Judgment: 15 November 2012
INTERIM JUDGMENT OF CHISHOLM J
A The application for judicial review is granted and implementation of the decision of the Church Property Trustees made on 1 March 2012 is stayed until further order of the Court.
B This proceeding is adjourned to a date to be fixed after memoranda have been provided by counsel in accordance with .
C It is declared that while the Cathedral trust requires there to be a Cathedral on the site, the building does not necessarily have to replicate the Cathedral as it stood before the earthquakes.
D Leave is reserved to apply further.
E Costs are deferred in terms of .