Fri, 19 Nov 2010 6:17a.m.
A historic former hotel in the centre of Auckland was pulled down overnight after huge cracks appeared in walls.
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19/11/2010 5:25:07 p.m.
As a Employee of the Owner of this building im really shocked at how they pulled down the building without even consulting the owner!This is supposed to be a democracy not a totalitarian state, the goverment cant do whatever it feels like without consulting anyone!
19/11/2010 12:07:51 p.m.
samuel you are a fool to compare this building to hundreds in Christchurch
19/11/2010 9:43:52 a.m.
Hmmm - gutted it, weakened it? serious error or calculated removal? erring to probably the former. Should renovations and builds be better monitored, I know a number of times such work has caused serious issues to neighbouring buildings/properties and or place being built/renovated? Sad lovely building but not a good use it was to be put to.
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