Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Thames (NZ): TCDC WW100 Messines Forest axed!

WW100 MESSINES FOREST  AT THAMES 'CANCELLED'

If you were like me and wondering when the planting of the Messines Forest was happening in Thames - well the answer from TCDC today is that it isn't. Lack of funds has meant it is on hold for the foreseeable future.

So the Great WW100 Memorial Forest Project has ground to a holt.

Below is the sign that has been at the Thames Peace WWI Memorial for the last two years - marking the intended 'Messines Forest.'


 
Left: The 'Messines Forest' sign by the Albert Street Walkway to the Monument. Right: the signage leading to the Peace Memorial.

PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN OCTOBER 2015

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