Tim J. Veling
From former site of Calendar Girls strip club.
‘The Founder of Canterbury’ on the evening the Anglican Diocese’s governing body, the Synod announced its decision to restore the ChristChurch Cathedral.
Children play-fighting on site of temporary post-earthquake triage centre. Facing North.
Napoleon’s Weeping Willow. Towards ChristChurch Cathedral and the site of the new Christchurch Convention Centre. From the West bank of the Ōtākaro, Avon River.
Boulders positioned in front of shallow ditch to prevent rock fall rolling onto road.
Christchurch Maori Village. Facing West.
Preparatory stages of demolition. Looking South from old ticket gate across stadium chairs sold on Trade Me.
Looking East from North-East corner of old stadium complex.
Former location of ‘The Hack Circle’, now home to fast-fashion stores, H&M, Mecca Cosmetica, Hallenstein’s and Country Road. Facing South-East.
Temporary storage site for sensitive earthquake demolition materials.
Grand opening night. From the North bank of the Ōtākaro, Avon River in the ‘Space for Quiet Reflection’.
Facing North from the West bank of the Ōtākaro, Avon River, Cambridge Terrace.
Twenty sets of traffic lights in one intersection, what has become for many the ultimate sign of bureaucracy and health and safety gone mad within the post-earthquake recovery and rebuild environment.
Towards former site of the Hotel Grand Chancellor. From former basement carpark of Holiday Inn building, now used as a car park for rebuild contractor vehicles.
During initial demolition stages in preparation for new, permanent development. Towards Justice Precinct.
Facing South along water drainage channel across former marshlands.
Where John Key addressed media, opening the stage two development of the BNZ Centre during final day of public engagements as Prime Minister of New Zealand.
“Redefining the heart of the Christchurch CBD”.
Facing South-East, towards Christchurch Casino. ‘Estate Realisation’ opportunity in relation to key rebuild anchor projects and entertainment venues.
Looking South-East during preparatory stages of construction.
From Wilson’s Car Park towards La Petite Croix, Fish and Chip Shop, The Yellow Cross, Toast and Fat Eddies.
Between Moorhouse Avenue and Saint Asaph Street. Facing North-East. Date of completion scheduled for early 2016…
Facing East towards Manchester Street and former site of the Majestic Theatre. Richard Price’s ‘Nucleus’ picture on right of frame.
Looking North from foot of proposed–and subsequently rejected¬location of international water course sports facility.
Facing South East, towards Latimer Square.