North Otago's rural community has been warned to be vigilant
following a spate of thefts.
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.
A bucket of tools made it to the front steps of the
Teschemakers Chapel near Oamaru yesterday - but no further.
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.
Barricading the Teschemakers chapel has been suggested in a
last-ditch bid to stop its marble altar from being removed.
The walls of the Ground Zero youth centre in Oamaru have been
covered with graffiti - but it is art, not vandalism.
Year 4 pupils at Ardgowan School will be top of the class
when it comes to spelling.
A public meeting has been called in Oamaru next week in a bid
to seek retention of the marble altar in the Teschemakers
Oamaru's historic Harbour St has been recreated - in an
upstairs room at the Forrester Gallery.
Oamaru writer Nathalie Brown is urgently seeking support for
the retention of the marble altar in the Teschemakers chapel.
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