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Funding for historic Christchurch pumphouse buildings

Published By   /   September 13, 2017  /   Comments Off on Funding for historic Christchurch pumphouse buildings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Minister of Arts and Culture

Headline: Funding for historic Christchurch pumphouse buildings

Maggie Barry | Arts, Culture and Heritage

Christchurch’s historic pumphouse complex of buildings has been awarded $200,000 to help with earthquake strengthening work.

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the funding is part of round two of the Heritage EQUIP scheme to support private owners of heritage buildings to get necessary earthquake strengthening work done.

“Heritage buildings are an important part of the character of New Zealand, but the cost of strengthening can be prohibitive and unsustainable for owners,” Ms Barry says.

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