Tag: The Dominion Post

Updated: “Town Hall to be strengthened” The Dominion Post (Online Article)

"Town Hall to be strengthened" The Dominion Post reports on Councillors voting unanimously to retain the Town Hall.
Radio NZ website  reporting the decision will go to a full Council for a final vote:  "Wellington Town Hall safe from demolition"


“Dress up to help our oldest church” The Dominion Post (Online Article)

"Dress up to help our oldest church" The Dominion Post reports the Christ Church in Taita is one of the oldest still in its original condition. (160 years old next year.)

The Church is significant for another reason as a 1948 proposal to move the church caused such public outcry that  "It was the catalyst for Parliament deciding to pass the Historic Places Act in 1954 and later, the formation of the Historic Places Trust".