The Otago Museum has donated about 35sq m of used carpet
tiles to the Taieri Historical Society for a church room in
its Historical Park complex, near Outram.
Museum officials said the tiles, which were from the museum's
science centre, had been left over after some tiles at the
museum centre had to be replaced last year.
Some other centre tiles had needed to be replaced because of
poor condition, but replacements were no longer available on
the market, requiring a bigger change.
Wherever possible, the Otago Museum tried to support museum
colleagues elsewhere in the region by offering assets that
were no longer required, but in reasonable condition,