Posts Tagged ‘Dominican Priory’

Dominican Priory restoration fund gets $95K grant from Community Trust

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

The Otago Community Trust has approved a grant of s $95,000 to the Catholic Diocese of Dunedin to assist with the roofing restoration of the former Dominican Priory. Otago Community Trust, chief executive Barbara Bridger said the Trust was pleased to provide support to the restoration of the category one Heritage New Zealand building. “The Read more

New roof for Dunedin’s Dominican Priory

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Almost half a million dollars of funding has allowed plans for a new roof for Dunedin’s Dominican Priory to go ahead. The money is coming from the Lottery Grants Board’s World War One commemorations environment and heritage committee. Work on the historic building is expected to start this summer. The news has brought joy to Read more

Boost for restoration of Dunedin Dominican proiry

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

A new roof for Dunedin’s Dominican Priory, considered one of New Zealand’s most important and at-risk historic buildings, is a big step closer following a $100,000 grant. Dunedin City Council’s Dunedin Heritage Fund had committed the money from its 2016-17 budget. The 139-year old priory was built to house the city’s Dominican nuns and provide Read more

Dunedin’s Dominican Priory cleaned, repaired to attract buyer

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Work has begun tidying and repairing the long-neglected former Dominican Priory in Dunedin, as the Catholic Church makes another attempt to sell the historic building. Scaffolding and a skip have arrived outside the priory for what Catholic Diocese of Dunedin general manager Gerald Scanlan said was ”a bit of a clean-up”. The 138-year-old building has Read more