CTV site gets makeover

Last updated 07:35 04/02/2014
CTV site
Daniel Tobin/Fairfax NZ

GETTING READY: David Giddens lays grass at the CTV site.

Relevant offers

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

CTV to debut doco series on East Christchurch Wife creates dream garden for quake amputee husband Brian Coker Heritage stone church rebuild Heartbroken parents break silence to honour the extraordinary life of Brigitte Nimmo Daughter of EQC executive being investigated again EQC faces court challenge over repair policies Young Cantabrians to have their say in shaping of Christchurch Late, inadequate and frequently defective 'Inquisitive' duo caught inside Christ Church Cathedral Greendale residents smash pianos in earthquake memorial

Landscaper David Giddens lays grass at the Canterbury Television site as it is prepared for the anniversary of the February 22 earthquake.

In December it was decided the Madras St site, where 115 people were killed, should be tidied up amid concerns that families visiting it for the anniversary might find its unkempt state disrespectful.

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority landscape plan includes grassing some of the site, the replacement of high fencing with a low post and chain fence, planter boxes on the perimeter and a sign that recognises the site's significance.

Ad Feedback

- The Press


Special offers
Opinion poll

Which memorial design do you like most?

Memorial Wall with a reflective pond

Table and Chairs

A Green and Peaceful Landscape

Call and Response

Riverside Promenade

A Curved and Inclusive Memorial Wall

Vote Result

Related story: Christchurch earthquake memorial designs unveiled

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content