This 17-hectare hospital site features nine buildings including a three-storey main hospital, maternity ward, maintenance and laundry. It was closed in 2006 when it was forecast $20…… Read more “To Serve You Better Through Science”
Located in Brooklyn, Wellington this Freemason’s lodge was the largest lodge in the Wellington region. The secretive Freemason’s had left a lot of treasures to be found…… Read more “The Abandoned Masonic Lodge”
This bridge was originally built to replace a flying fox that transported workers and materials between flax mills on opposite sides of the river. By the mid… Read more "River Men"
Among the many artefacts left behind at the closure of this masonic centre, one of the more interesting was a typed script for a masonic ceremony. Attempting… Read more "So Mote It Be"
It was the pigs of George Orwell’s Animal Farm who proclaimed that “all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others”. Pigs are similarly… Read more "But They Can Die"
From the window of #55, an informed eye studies the moody skies above the central courtyard. Glenn's 1972 Christmas present - The World Encyclopedia of the Film… Read more "Traces of Time"
It was a Monday night: the 18th of March, 1946. Forgoing the novelty of home television, including Caspar The Friendly Ghost, the audience travelled in to the… Read more "Dreamspun Sherpa"