St Peter's Parish Centre. Photo by James Beech.
Work is soon to begin on the floor of one of most used
community rooms in Queenstown for the first time in its
The original timber floor of St Peter's Parish Centre, next
door to St Peter's Anglican Church, is showing signs of wear
and tear, its tongue-and-groove joints splintering and posing
a risk to children's and dance groups.
The hall seats about 100 people and is used almost every day
of the week.
The Rt Rev Dr David Coles said on Friday the repair would be
in accordance with heritage guidelines as the hall was listed
by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a category two
The floor will have to be sanded and resurfaced with
The work will cost about $6500 and the Central Lakes Trust
will be approached for a grant.