Posts Tagged ‘memorial park’

Nimbys oppose Erebus park memorial: ‘You don’t drink a glass of wine next to a grave’

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

A group of Parnell residents are trying to kibosh plans for an Erebus memorial in their local park because it would make them sad at a place they want to drink wine and climb trees, and would ruin the look of the area. Some victims’ families are horrified and say the ‘nimbys’ have lost sight Read more

Space for Aubert in Memorial Park crèche future

Friday, March 4th, 2016

The Home of Compassion crèche at Memorial Park in Wellington is to be an education centre, but space will be dedicated within it to Suzanne Aubert. There was a late push to have the crèche turned into a centre dedicated to Mother Aubert. But the Ministry for Culture and Heritage said education centre plans are Read more

Suzanne Aubert’s former crèche reaches its new Wellington home

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

The former Home of Compassion crèche on Buckle St in Wellington has reached its new home, but the future use of the building is undecided. The three-stage relocation involved moving the 200-tonne building 15 metres to the west and raising it 3m. Built in 1914, the creche continued the work that Mother Aubert began in Read more