Painting at the Gifford Observatory – Update

When: September 30 10:00 to 14:00
Date changed to Saturday October 7, 10:00 to ~14:00
Where: Gifford Observatory
What:  Painting over graffiti

WAS members and supporters are invited to help the Cretney Bequest Committee paint over graffiti at the Gifford Observatory.

All materials and tools will be supplied, courtesy of the Wellington City Council.

The job will involve painting over graffiti on the corrugated iron fence, and on the observatory building itself – and the fibreglass dome.

No prior painting experience is required.

If September 30 October 7 weather is unsuitable,  October 7 14 will be the backup day for painting.

To register your interest contact Duncan Hall at [email protected]

Attached is a map showing how to get to the Gifford Observatory through Wellington College.  Wellington College entrance is to the left of the entrance to Government House on the south-east corner of the Basin Reserve.