Christchurch Cathedral in New Zealand
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Demolition for quake-hit Christchurch cathedral

Officials have confirmed that Christchurch cathedral will be demolished after the 2011 earthquake rendered it beyond repair.

Anglican Bishop Victoria Matthews said a new cathedral with a different design would be built in its place.

Conservationists, however, have asked for the plan to be reconsidered.

Duncan Kennedy reports.

  • 02 Mar 2012
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