New Zealand Cathedral's broken rose window a giant jigsaw puzzle

The shattered rose window of the Christ Church Cathedral is like a giant jigsaw puzzle for stonemason Mark Whyte.

Whyte is carefully sorting through the rubble from the collapsed western end of the cathedral in preparation for the building's eventual restoration.

Workers are being lowered in a bucket suspended from a crane to recover the rubble, which has been lying on the roof of the portico since the rose window collapsed in the June 2011 earthquake…

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Stonemason Mark Whyte from Goldfield Stone has sorted through about 300 pieces of rubble from the front of the Christ Church Cathedral.  Compliments of stuff.co.nz

Stonemason Mark Whyte from Goldfield Stone has sorted through about 300 pieces of rubble from the front of the Christ Church Cathedral. Compliments of stuff.co.nz