Christchurch unearths saints kept in coffee jars

From Nights, 10:18 pm on 5 February 2024

An exhibition will take place in Christchurch next week showcasing relics found underneath Christchurch's Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, which was severely damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes. 

It will feature relics dating back centuries, giving insights into the faith and culture of the Catholic faithful in Christchurch and beyond. 

It runs from February 6-10 at Pūmanawa Gallery at The Arts Centre.

Emile Donovan talks to University of Canterbury medieval historian and co-curator Dr Chris Jones.