Daily Archives: May 4, 2011

Mural find at Garrison Hall, Port Chalmers

### ODT Online Wed, 4 May 2011
Mystery mural uncovered at Garrison Hall
By Nigel Benson
A mural which has been hidden for more than 100 years has archaeologists excited. The 20.4m by 3.6m mural was discovered behind a hardboard wall in the Port Chalmers Garrison Hall last week.

“Finding this has just been amazing; it’s hugely exciting. It’s very rare to find something like this. I was utterly gobsmacked,” architectural conservator Guy Williams said yesterday. “I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s of national significance.”

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