For many, a headstone is much more than just a cemetery marker. It is also a way to ensure that loved ones are remembered for generations to come. Memorials carefully selected, designed and crafted can be a reflection of a person’s life and can create an atmosphere of peace, joy, and lasting memories for all those who visit and pay their respects. Avenal Park Funeral Home assists Southland and Otago families in organising a lasting memorial for their family.
At every stage, from the initial design, through to checking of the layout prior to the blasting of the stone, families are involved in the process. Quotes can be given prior to work commencing. We are members of the New Zealand Master Monumental Masons Association, so you can be assured we offer a high standard of service and products. We also clean, repair and restore existing headstones and plaques.
Please do not hesitate in contacting us to discuss options. You can phone us on 0800 033 925, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our showroom at 75 Fox Street, Invercargill.
Thousands signed up to borrow ebooks and audiobooks in the first week of lockdown alone, breaking some library records, and the ongoing restrictions saw numbers continue to soar.
In Dunedin, the number of ebooks and audiobooks borrowed rose 60 per cent compared to March 2019.
A total of 6980 ebooks and audiobooks were borrowed, compared with 4235 in the same period last year.
Throughout April, a further 13,727 were borrowed, a rise of 65 per cent compared to the 9024 borrowed in all of April and May 2019.
Two Dunedin fishermen have captured the “euphoric” moment as a whale breaches out of the water just metres from their boat.
Real estate agent Chris Taylor had taken the day off work to fish with a friend near Cape Saunders off the coast of Dunedin on Friday.
Taylor said he had just reeled in a tuna when he witnessed what appeared to be a large humpback whale breach out of the water.
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