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  •   Home > News > National > Christchurch

    Plaques from the grave sites of war veterans have been stolen in Canterbury

    Plaques from the grave sites of war veterans have been stolen in Canterbury


    At least eight bronze plaques have been taken from plots in the RSA section of Kaiapoi Cemetery.

    Staff and contractors from the Waimakariri District Council found burial grass areas damaged by vehicles o two different occasions.

    Locals are fuming - describing the actions as "disgusting" and "lower than low".

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