New Zealand – Masons to donate fire damaged hall’s contents to charity


New Zealand - Masons to donate fire damaged hall's contents to charity

(by Frances Chin, STUFF, July 29 2021)

 

Boxes of blackened plates and cups stand on sooty tabletops, and tablespoons embossed with the Masonic symbol sit in drawers.

Inside the Nile St​ building, tiles hang from the ceiling on burned wires. The floor is a thick layer of mud, ash, and broken glass. Patches of sunlight shine through holes in the roof and ceiling.

This is the scene at the Nelson Masonic Hall​, more than a year and a half after it was devastated by fire in November, 2019​.

Despite being told by insurers to dump the hall’s contents, eight Freemasons chose to spend their Saturday morning boxing…

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New Zealand - Masons to donate fire damaged hall's contents to charity

 

New Zealand - Masons to donate fire damaged hall's contents to charity
 

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