Posts Tagged ‘cemetery’

Auckland cemeteries plans ‘insensitive’ Comments 0

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Funeral directors argue proposed changes to the rules around burials and cremations in Auckland are insensitive. The proposed amendments to the Auckland council’s Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw include restricting the time when burials can take place, allowing only a person authorised by the council to fill a grave, removing flowers from graves two weeks after Read more

Coffin-shaped toilet dumped Comments 0

Friday, August 30th, 2013

A coffin-shaped dunny will be removed from a far north Queensland cemetery and laid to rest in a nearby paddock. The curiosity, at the township of Millaa Millaa, doesn’t meet building standards and has attracted a number of complaints. Continue reading Related Posts:How do you sell an unwanted coffin?Anglo Saxon Christian burial ground foundMany Charities Read more

Bishop Dunn sends message of support after Jewish graves desecrated Comments 0

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Bishop Pat Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand, has expressed his disgust at the desecration of Jewish graves with anti-semitic obscenities, including Nazi swastikas, at a cemetery in Auckland. “The vandalism of Jewish graves is a despicable act and I am disgusted that any person or persons would stoop to this level of Read more