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The McLean’s Mansion Fundraising Group warmly invites you to a

Special Luncheon in Celebration of Peter Beaven's Architecture

Mona Vale, 40 Mona Vale Ave         

Friday 18 March, 12.30-3.00pm          

The 3-course meal will be followed by an informal, personal talk on the man and his work by Dr Ian Lochhead.

$90 per person ($45 goes to the Mansion Restoration Fund); bookings close 28 February; limited seating; Cash bar.  Please note vaccination passes are required; no disabled access.

Bank Account Details ($90 per person)

Pay to: McLean's Mansion Charitable Trust Board

Kiwibank account: 38 9019 0689849 00

Please include your name in the bank transfer details and

please also include the word "luncheon" to indicate that the payment is for this booking.

Booking form

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  • The project is financially achievable (with your help)

  • A CCC grant of $1.94m towards restoration has already been secured

  • It will be a tourist attraction, boosting the local economy

  • It will provide work for tradespeople and artisans

  • McLean’s Mansion is an exceptional building – both in design and on a scale not found elsewhere in New Zealand

  • It is structurally sound

  • It is the most significant building of its kind in the Southern hemisphere

  • It has real WOW factor

  • This is a unique opportunity to save a part of our heritage

  • It will help keep us connected to our history

  • Buildings are part of our memories and the fabric of our city

  • It is a physical link to our past

  • Along with the trams and the punts, this provides a connection to our Englishness

  • It has Category 1 heritage status

  • Christchurch will gain a unique asset

  • It will contribute to the revitalisation of Christchurch

  • It will be a building to enjoy both for its exterior and interior

  • Christchurch will gain a wonderful new art gallery, unique events venue and recreation of our Victorian past

  • We will all be proud that we have saved it

  • Christchurch has lost so much of its history

  • It is a magnificent and amazing building

  • It had a past, let's give it a future

  • Quite simply, it is worth saving