Departing Anglican Bishop calls out Christchurch old boys network

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Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 12:20PM
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Departing Anglican Bishop Victoria Matthews believes Christchurch is ruled by an old boys network, and has been for generations.

The Bishop's used her final sermon to heavily criticise the City Council and Great Christchurch Building Trust for their inaction over the Christchurch Cathedral. 

She has since told Chris Lynch while her time in Christchurch before the earthquake was a very pleasant experience it went south after February 2011.

Matthews also criticised the council for its lack of action in the east of the city saying its focus on restoring business has come in the expense of the people.

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