Central Christchurch: Emerging from the ruins

After initially intending to demolish the extensively damaged Christchurch Cathedral, the...
After initially intending to demolish the extensively damaged Christchurch Cathedral, the Anglican diocesan synod in September 2017 decided to reinstate it.
Abandoned buildings like this one in Hereford St are a magnet for vandals and homeless people.
Abandoned buildings like this one in Hereford St are a magnet for vandals and homeless people.
A tram and a tourist cycle in a squeeze at Cathedral Junction.
A tram and a tourist cycle in a squeeze at Cathedral Junction.
The site of the CTV Building where 115 people lost their lives has been bought by the Crown for...
The site of the CTV Building where 115 people lost their lives has been bought by the Crown for transformation into a central city park.
Stacked containers, like these ones in Hereford St, support damaged buildings.
Stacked containers, like these ones in Hereford St, support damaged buildings.
Concrete walls for a new central build go up across the road from the justice precinct. Opened in...
Concrete walls for a new central build go up across the road from the justice precinct. Opened in 2017, the $300million project houses the city's justice and emergency services' up to 2000 people.

Central Christchurch still bears the scars of the devastating 2011 earthquake but there are many buildings rising from the rubble.

Stephen Jaquiery took his camera for a walk in the central city this week.

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