Dunedin Chinese Garden

### ODT Online Sun, 6 Nov 2011
Damaged woodwork on entrance to be repaired
By Chris Morris
The Dunedin Chinese Garden’s ceremonial entrance is undergoing a “substantial” refit two years ahead of schedule, following the discovery of hairline cracks and other weather damage. Scaffolding began appearing around the Pai Lau ceremonial entrance yesterday and the six to eight-week project was expected to be under way next week.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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2 responses to “Dunedin Chinese Garden

  1. Anonymous

    This is the first time ever that a problem has been caused due to the LACK of additives in Chinese paint.

  2. Elizabeth

    Dunedin City Council – Media Release 04 Nov 2011
    Dunedin Sun Gets the Better of Authentic Chinese Materials
    Maintenance work will begin next week on the Pai Lau, the iconic ceremonial entrance to the Dunedin Chinese Garden. A scheduled item on the on-going maintenance plan of the Garden, some repair and re-painting work has now been moved forward to deal with an unexpected deterioration of the paintwork. It would appear that Dunedin’s high UV factor has taken an early toll on both the paintwork and some of the woodwork of the Pai Lau.
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