Auckland neighbours at war over giant religious statue

Auckland neighbours are involved in a religious battle after a giant 6.4m statue of Hindu god Shiva was erected in a backyard.

Ravin Chandar installed the 30-tonne statue for him and his family to pray to, but that’s irked his Catholic neighbour, Bryce Watts.

Erecting the giant statue was something Chandar “had to do”.

“That was the last thing on the list. I’m done. So if I die tomorrow, I’ve got no issues,” he said, speaking at a celebration of the large religious effigy on Sunday. Continue reading

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