More Christchurch buildings marked for demolition

BEN HEATHER
Last updated 17:21 12/01/2012
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ON THE LIST: The Odeon Theatre on Tuam St, pictured in 2009.

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Twenty-seven buildings were added to the Christchurch demolition list today, including the historic Odeon Theatre and Ferry Rd Countdown.

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has approved the full demolition of another 21 buildings and partial demolition of six others. This includes five heritage buildings.

Other buildings added to the list include the heritage part of St George's Hospital in Papanui, St Mary's Church and Amuri Courts on Durham St.

So far, 719 buildings have been demolished in Canterbury since the February 22 earthquake, with another 173 underway.

In central Christchurch alone, 494 buildings have been demolished and another 116 signed-off for demolition.

Go to http://cera.govt.nz/demolitions/list for a full demolition list.

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