Christchurch building to be imploded

ANNA TURNER
Last updated 19:09 16/07/2012
Radio Network House
Joseph Johnson
RADIO NETWORK HOUSE: New Zealand's first building implosion is the subject of an online auction.

Relevant offers

National news

Canterbury mother and son survive horror crash CYF apologises for mishandling assessment of Richmond family Face of Innocents: Mother confronts killer over Shae Hammond's death One of Michael Valentine's killers, Brayden Windley, refused parole Whangaparaoa soccer player Bel van Noorden scores scholarship Police at kidnapped Kiwi Jason Lee's building Predator-free New Zealand 'unrealistic' - NZ First Frosty start delays flights down south, while warm temperatures forecast up north Queenstown's Kingston Flyer will be sold, may not stay in area Consent at heart of cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn's rape trial

Newstalk ZB's former home in central Christchurch will be destroyed using explosives.

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has approved the implosion of the 14-storey Radio Network House building in Worcester St.

The building was deemed unsafe after the February 2011 earthquake.

Workers have started removing cladding from the southern façade of the building.

This will be the first demolition by implosion in the city since the quake demolitions began. It will take place on Sunday, August 5.

More details on how the implosion will be carried out will be released tomorrow morning.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content