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Risingholme Homestead Opening

Canterbury Community Project Update 5 June 2019


On Wednesday the 5th June 2019, Cook Brothers Construction alongside Christchurch City Council and Fulton Ross Team Architects officially returned the beautiful Risingholme Homestead, a community icon, to the city of Christchurch. The Cook Brothers team were proud to participate in the opening ceremony, led by Christchurch Mayor with special guests Ōpāwa School.

Initially built in 1864, the Risingholme Homestead was affected by earthquakes and then an arson attack in 2016 and was in dire need of restoration.

Our Canterbury team are passionate about restoring their rich history. We are proud to have brought Risingholme Homestead back to life, an essential part of Christchurch's story, now fully restored it can continue to house the community, support local businesses and be a beacon of resilience.