Posts Tagged ‘St Patricks South Dunedin’

Dunedin’s Basilica getting a make-over

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Tented scaffolding has been erected around St Patrick’s Basilica in Macandrew Rd, Dunedin, as part of a $1.7 million preservation project. St Patrick’s redevelopment committee chairman Sean Toomey says the current work involves earthquake-strengthening, removing the roof to fix leaks and install new damp-proof floors. The work on the Basilica is part of a redevelopment Read more

Muslim school leader dismayed at reaction

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Offensive graffiti appearing on the site of a proposed Muslim school, and negativity circulating about the Muslim education system, has dismayed the Al-Noor Charitable Trust. The former St Patrick’s Primary School site, in South Dunedin, was bought in April this year by the Christchurch-based charity which has plans to spend about $8 million building the Read more

Redevelopment of a Dunedin church may provide a public park

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

A┬ápublic park may be created as part of a $2.6 million redevelopment of a Dunedin church. “The idea of creating a space for our parishioners and the community is very appealing … We envisage it would be somewhere for our congregation to gather, and also a place where a worker from [nearby businesses] could eat Read more