Posts Tagged ‘NZ historic buildings’

Creche de wheels at Basin Reserve

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

The former Home of Compassion Creche is going to get a new lease of life and a new location in the Buckle Street Memorial Park, complete with a picket fence and garden reminiscent of the original. The category-1 heritage listed building at 18 Buckle St will be rolled to the back of its site and then Read more

Destruction of historic buildings a form of barbarism

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Near the bottom rungs on the ladder of rectitude, just above criminals, used to be the space occupied, in the common mind, by politicians and used-car salesmen. That position has now been seriously threatened and overtaken by people euphemistically calling themselves “developers”. What that moniker frequently amounts to is simply the blatant destruction of buildings Read more