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Public Notice: Christ Church Cathedral OiC Proposal

Date published: 30 May 2020, The Press



Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Limited – the joint venture company delivering the reinstatement of Christ Church Cathedral – has proposed that an Order in Council (Order) be made under the Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Act 2017 (the Act).

The proposed Order would modify the process for resource consent applications under the Resource Management Act 1991 for reinstatement work on the Christ Church Cathedral (the Cathedral).

An Explanation Document can be viewed on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s website at:

The Explanation Document sets out:

  • an explanation of what the proposal is intended to achieve;
  • a description of the proposed effect of the Order; and
  • an explanation of why I consider that the Order is necessary or desirable for the purpose of this Act.

Pursuant to section 10 of the Act, I invite the public to make written comments about the Document. Written comments must be made by 5pm Monday, 22 June 2020.

I must have regard to the written comments received in making a recommendation on the proposed Order.

Copies of the Document and written comment forms are available on request at: Christchurch City Council service centres and libraries, and the main office of Selwyn and Waimakariri District Councils, during normal business hours.

Written comment can also be made online at:

Or you can download a form from the website and email it to:

Or print and post to:

Christ Church Cathedral OiC Proposal
Freepost GCG
Greater Christchurch Group
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Private Bag 4999
Christchurch 8140

Please note: Public written comments, including names and contact details, may become public information. If you consider there are compelling reasons why your name and contact details and/or comments should be kept confidential, please outline this when making a written comment. Public written comments may be proactively released but if you have requested your name and contact details and/or comments be kept confidential, your reasons will be considered. However, if a request is made under the Official Information Act 1982, your information may be legally required to be released. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information held about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong.

Hon Poto Williams

Associate Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 3 June 2020

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