Their pictorial and informative website about their work and discoveries, both earthquake-related and general, has engaged the public and increased awareness about the city’s heritage.
Isaac Theatre Royal Dome
Entrant: Studio Carolina Izzo
The complex, meticulous and intricate conservation and restoration of the dome was painstakingly carried out by Studio Carolina Izzo using specialised techniques thus future proofing it for many more generations to enjoy.
Heritage Open Weekend
Entrant: Hororata Community Trust
This event raised awareness about the region’s colonial heritage and engaged locals and the wider community to share social history stories and inspire a pride of place.
Underneath the collapsed Canterbury Provincial Building’s Stone Chamber key items of Victorian Provincial Government furniture remained either whole or in part. Emily Fryer Conservation undertook the painstaking task of restoring and conserving the retrieved items.
Entrant: Christchurch City Council
For well over two decades, Council has worked with the community to run a themed annual event of open days, lectures and activities that enable a wide and diverse variety of heritage organisations to showcase and celebrate heritage.
Valuing our Heritage
Entrant: Shop 7
For nearly two years the Christchurch Civic Trust, Restore Christchurch Cathedral and Historic Places Canterbury staffed a central city rent-free shop as a heritage information centre bringing to the public’s attention the fate of demolished listed heritage buildings and sites.
Entrant: Richard Gardner
With an exceptional website and extensive media coverage, Scaled Down’s beautifully crafted models of primarily heritage houses have provided comfort for home owners who lost their homes in the earthquakes.