(Stuff) Anglican synod to consider gifting Christ Church Cathedral to the people of NZ

A new option for the future of the Christ Church Cathedral has been tabled, less than four weeks out from a decision on the derelict building’s fate.

The Anglican synod will meet on September 9 to vote on what to do with the earthquake-damaged cathedral. Until now, it was considering two options: restoration or building a new church.

But on Monday the Anglican diocese announced there would be a third choice: handing it over to the Government to manage on behalf of the citizenry.

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