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NZ cardboard cathedral damaged by rain

Posted on: July 19, 2013 12:10 PM
A little damp, but still set to open in August
Photo Credit: ANZP
Related Categories: Christchurch, New Zealand

From 3 News Online

The transitional cardboard cathedral in Christchurch has been damaged by recent rain, but church officials are brushing off claims that it has been left soggy.

The heavy duty tubes were drenched during a downpour three weeks ago, leaving small parts warped and discoloured.

But Anglican Church spokesperson Jason Rhodes says the damage was always expected and is an easy fix.

"It was always known from the very beginning that there would be some rain that would hit the cardboard in some way shape or form," he says. 

"It will just be pulled out and replaced, you can pull the portions out of the tubes.

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