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Christchurch City Council consults on $10 million cathedral contribution

The City of Christchurch has launched a consultation on how to fund its $10 million share of the re-build costs for the city’s cathedral.

11 October 2017

Christchurch Synod Votes to Reinstate Cathedral

ChristChurch Cathedral will be reinstated, the Christchurch Diocesan Synod has decided.

11 September 2017

Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

Christchurch diocesan synod will consider giving its earthquake-ravaged cathedral as a gift to the people of New Zealand.

15 August 2017

Decision edges closer on future of Christchurch Cathedral

The New Zealand Diocese of Christchurch has defended itself over allegations that it has dragged its feet over the future of its iconic cathedral.

10 April 2017

Decision on future of Christchurch Cathedral delayed

The future of the partially-demolished earthquake-ravaged cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand, remains uncertain after an expected pre-Christmas announcement was delayed.

23 December 2016

Churches damaged by New Zealand earthquake

Two people have been killed and many more injured following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the New Zealand town of Kaikoura this week.

17 November 2016

Drone assesses Christchurch Cathedral earthquake damage

A drone has been used got get up to date information about the damage to the interior of New Zealand’s Christchurch Cathedral.

07 July 2016

Mediator reports on options to rebuild or replace Christchurch Cathedral

Christchurch Cathedral in New Zealand could be reinstated after a mediator reported that restoration work could leave the re-built cathedral “indistinguishable” from the one that was all-but destroyed by the 2011 earthquake. But the report says that the “costly and risky project” would be significantly more expensive and take much longer to build than a contemporary replacement.

08 January 2016

New Dean for Christchurch, New Zealand

A new Dean has been appointed to lead Christchurch Cathedral in New Zealand

07 September 2015

Oceania Anglican students address marks of mission

Provincial annual schools' conference sums up five Marks as ‘tell, teach, tend, transform, treasure’

10 August 2015

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Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.