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The Christchurch City Council will use targeted rates to pay for its $10 million Christ Church Cathedral grant, if it gains approval.
Heritage groups are breathing a sigh of relief after the Anglican Church decided to save the quake-ravaged Christ Church Cathedral.
The governing body for Canterbury Anglicans has voted to restore the Christ Church cathedral after around six years of debate. Former Christchurch Mayor Garry Moore has been a long-time advocate for… Audio
The crumbling ruins of the quake-damaged ChristChurch cathedral are to be saved, with the Anglican Synod this afternoon voting to reinstate the building.
Members of the Christchurch Anglican diocese have spoken publicly for the first time as the Synod meets to discuss the fate of the ChristChurch Cathedral.
The fate of the Christ Church Cathedral could be decided this week, with the Anglican Church's assembly beginning tonight.
Years of arguments and indecision; legal threats and million dollar promises, the fate of the Christ Church Cathedral could be decided this week at the Anglican Synod which starts tonight. Audio
The Anglican church is considering gifting Christchurch's earthquake-damaged cathedral to the people of New Zealand.
The government is increasing its pressure on the Anglican Church to agree to rebuild the ChristChurch cathedral and has sent it a cross-party letter.
Just over half of Cantabrians want Christchurch's quake-damaged cathedral to be restored, according to a survey commissioned by the Anglican Church. Audio
Fifty-eight percent of Cantabrians want to see the cathedral reinstated, a survey commissioned by its trustees shows.
Bishop Victoria Matthews says she would rather see money spent helping people than reinstating the Christ Church Cathedral, badly damaged in the 2011 earthquake. Video, Audio
The Anglican bishop's claim that it's unaffordable to restore the Christ Church cathedral is contradicted by a report which says the church would only need to contribute its insurance payout.
There’s talk of installing overhead gondolas; creating big, bustling laneways and revealing the Square’s hidden streams. Can James Lunday deliver on our dreams for this much-loved public space? Video
The Anglican Bishop for Christchurch has blamed Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee for the delays in deciding the future of the city's cathedral. Video
A group lobbying for the cathedral's restoration is calling for the government to intervene to speed up a decision on its future. Video
The Anglican Church has announced it will decide the fate of the Christ Church cathedral, in what appears to be a snub to a government working party.
The government and church appear to be in a stand-off over restoring Christchurch'S Anglican cathedral, but a "blame game' will not help, a lobby group says. Audio
An announcement on the fate of Christchurch's quake-damaged cathedral will not be made this year, the government says. Video
An announcement is expected this week on the fate of Christchurch's cathedral. Video