Pam Jackson is on a mission to save Christchurch's churches.
The project began in September 2014 when Ms Jackson put a tender in for two church buildings on Stanmore Rd.
The original church was built in 1868 and then in 1879 a bigger one was opened. A church hall was also added but didn't survive the 2011 earthquakes.
The move began at 10pm last night with the churches finding their final resting spot 10km away at a native plant nursery on Marshlands Rd.
"It's just a shame because Christchurch has lost so much of its history," Ms Jackson says.
"This is an opportunity where I thought I would give it a go and if I could achieve it, it would be something for the future."
Project manager from Independent Line Services, Bruce Smith, says the move was "quite a big deal" and lots of planning was involved.
"This is the biggest one we've ever had," he said.
A number of power lines had to come down throughout the move and about 118 properties lost power for between half-an-hour and three hours.
Ms Jackson says she had a nervous night but the churches made it to its new home in one piece.
The final resting place after a three hour move (Newshub.)