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Heritage Christchurch, set in the Cathedral Square’s Old Government Building, has reopened.

The enthusiastic hotel opening team include some very committed Cantabrians delighted to be working back in the CBD of Christchurch.

The 100 year old building, designed by Joseph Clarkson Maddison, is registered as a category one building on the Historic Places Trust register and has been described as of ‘monumental significance’ by architectural experts delighted the building has stood the test of time and seismic events.

Sequested behind the red zone cordon for two and a half years, the multi-award winning building has emerged ready to welcome visitors after a loving restoration.

The luxurious Heritage Christchurch Hotel offers beautifully appointed one and two bedroom suites and a fully equipped health club with lap pool, sauna and Jacuzzi. The hotel presents a delicious gourmet breakfast daily, setting guests up for a day exploring the increasing delights of a regenerating city.

The Heritage Christchurch’s Old Government Building will be formally reopened on Friday 20 September by His Excellency, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand.

Pictured above are:
(Front row left to right Ellen Gray, Vicki Bretherton new General Manager of Heritage Christchurch, Sarah McIvor; Second row left to right: Nick Jones, Sarah Jackson, Paula Parker, Jeanette Haerewa, Gary Jarvis Group Operations Manager Heritage Hotel Management and immediate past GM; and Third row (Back) left to right: Rex Krahagen, Helmut Helfberend, Andrea Huxford. Not present: Gina Leslie and Meredith Sim.)