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Murals at Port Chalmers Garrison Hall – public viewing Sunday 12 June

The recently uncovered murals painted as back-drops to an 1892 Japanese Festival in the Port Chalmers Garrison Hall can be seen when the Hall is open to the public between 1.00 and 3.00 pm on Sunday 12 June.

This will be the only public opportunity to see them “in-situ” before they are taken down.

11.6.11 ODT Online: Garrison Hall murals open to public

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4.5.11 Mural find at Garrison Hall, Port Chalmers

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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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