Nuns make room for fancy ice cream

Before Hamilton East was a destination for recycled clothing and fancy ice cream, it was a home for nuns.

Nuns have been in Hamilton East since 1884, says Sister Raewyn Hogan, and four generations of her family have gone through Marian Catholic School and Sacred Heart. 

Euphrasie House is now an earthquake risk building is being knocked down – which is sad for the sisters who used to call it home, but necessary for the safety of the girls, said Sister Raewyn Hogan.

“I’ve always lived on this side of the river. Everybody knows who you are, they know me anyway.”

“When you leave a place but you still come back, it’s called home. Hamilton East has always been home.” Continue reading

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