Posts Tagged ‘Old Convent’

Challenge 2000 – New base for youth and family development agency Comments 0

Monday, March 6th, 2017
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The purchase of a property in Johnsonville to be used as a base and outreach centre for Challenge 2000, has been announced by Fr David Kennerley sm, Provincial of the Society of Mary, and Steve O’Connor, Challenge 2000 Director. Kennerley said, ‘As part of our ongoing support of Challenge 2000 and commitment to working with Read more

Clever kiwi conversion of former convent Comments 0

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Former Aucklanders Alan and Kath Jenkins discovered the 1870s Arrowtown stone convent when scouting for a “do-up.” The cottage, protected by the Historic Places Trust, was home to many nuns, who taught at the local St Joseph’s School until it closed in 1943.  Continue reading Related Posts:Historic Marlborough convent to be luxury accommodationNuns say mistranslated Read more