Thursday, 20 April 2017 10:01 a.m.
by GovtCCC Popular
Diamond Harbour’s historic Stoddart Cottage – birthplace of one of New Zealand’s foremost painters – reopened yesterday to the public after extensive earthquake repairs and restoration.
“Stoddart Cottage is a small building with a big story to tell,” says Andrew Turner, Banks Peninsula Councillor and Deputy Mayor.
“It’s the birthplace and family home of Margaret Stoddart, one of New Zealand’s first professional ...