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Animal Elements on Duendin Buildings

The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co Ltd building in Thomas Burns St Phoenix House in Queens Gardens

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Some New Zealand figureheads

around New Zealand are housed a number of Figureheads taken from the sailing ships that connected New Zealand to the rest of the world. These warrant a reassessment under the entire scope of the history of the Figurehead. Some New Zealand figureheads from … Continue reading

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The Invercargill Minerva

Outside the public Museum and Art Gallery in Invercargill there stands a statue of the Goddess Minerva (the Roman name for Athena). It originally topped the Athenaeum (Library) before being taken down during WWII to be melted down for guns, … Continue reading

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