MARY PRICE

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It was given to the dis­trict as a memo­rial to the lo­cal men who left here to de­fend New Zealand. Why are they re­tain­ing the ceno­taph then? They should be re­tained, side by side into the dis­tant fu­ture. Why do we have to de­mol­ish things just be­fore they’re old? We don’t have much of our his­tory that we can save, so why not save this as­set from a few elected peo­ple with an agenda of their own.

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