A restoration project is underway to rebuild the Townsend Telescope and restore it to the Arts Centre. Townsend Observatory was part of the Arts Centre of Christchurch, New Zealand. The building collapsed in the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Dr. Teece and his wife, Leigh, have donated funds for restoration of the structure. Shown here, Leigh Teece and Prof David Teece signing the New Townsend Teece Telescope Visitors Log Book at the exhibition function held 28th June 2016 acknowledging their generous donation to support in rebuilding a Telescope which was damaged in an earthquake. The University of Canterbury is aiming to return a piece of scientific history back to the Christchurch's central city -- the Townsend Telescope was badly damaged in the quakes but a generous donation by the Teece family ensures the structure will return.