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Removal of altar would breach plan

Removal of altar would breach plan

An attempt to remove the altar from the Teschemakers Chapel on Monday would have contravened the Waitaki District Council's district plan, Judge Jon Jackson has found.

Spate of thefts prompts warning

North Otago's rural community has been warned to be vigilant following a spate of thefts.

Mayor 'acting in good faith'

Mayor 'acting in good faith'

A suggestion Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton had plenty of time to resolve the issue of the altar in the Teschemakers Chapel but did not get back to the Dominican Sisters was misleading, Mr Familton said yesterday.

Altar stays - for now

Altar stays - for now

A bucket of tools made it to the front steps of the Teschemakers Chapel near Oamaru yesterday - but no further.

Protesters block road to Teschemakers chapel

Protesters block road to Teschemakers chapel

Dunedin's Holy Name Parish might contravene the Waitaki District Council's district plan if an attempt is made to remove the altar from the Teschemakers chapel, district councillor Peter Garvan says.

Last-ditch bid to save altar

Last-ditch bid to save altar

Barricading the Teschemakers chapel has been suggested in a last-ditch bid to stop its marble altar from being removed.

The gift of words

The gift of words

Year 4 pupils at Ardgowan School will be top of the class when it comes to spelling.

Youngsters learn the art of graffiti

Youngsters learn the art of graffiti

The walls of the Ground Zero youth centre in Oamaru have been covered with graffiti - but it is art, not vandalism.

Bid to retain chapel altar

A public meeting has been called in Oamaru next week in a bid to seek retention of the marble altar in the Teschemakers chapel.

Print of historic streetscape a challenge

Print of historic streetscape a challenge

Oamaru's historic Harbour St has been recreated - in an upstairs room at the Forrester Gallery.