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Pukerau Cemetery - Public Event, Sunday 6 November

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Pukerau Cemetery, 8 East Street
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Family friendly event
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FREE

INVITATION PUKERAU CEMETERY EVENT – SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2022

You are warmly invited to attend a celebration of recent developments at Pukerau Cemetery.

This is a public event - everybody is welcome to attend. Let your family know.

1:00 pm

VENUE: Catholic block of Pukerau Cemetery, South Street, Pukerau

• Blessing – The Rev. Michael Welsh

• Unveiling entrance plaque at Catholic Block – The Rev. Michael Welsh

• Unveiling 1880 Grealish grave (First burial at Catholic Block) - Descendants

1:30 pm

VENUE: Main block of Pukerau Cemetery, East Street, Pukerau

• Karakia at the entrance gates

• Unveiling of unmarked graves

• Blessing of Memorials and Kiosk - The Rev. Ross Scott

• Unveiling of Kiosk - Dame Jenny Shipley

• Last Post – Mr. Vic Herring

2:30 pm

VENUE: Pukerau Hall, 25 Pukerau Street, Pukerau

• Speakers

• John Falconer, Chairman, Pukerau Cemetery Support Group Trust

• Mayor Tracy Hicks, Gore District Council

• Dame Jenny Shipley, former resident of Pukerau

• Joseph Mooney, MP for Southland Electorate

• The Rev. Bruce Cavanagh, Gore RSA Padre

• Closing - Karakia Whakamutunga, Hokonui Rūnanga

• Afternoon Tea

Catering: To assist with catering, please RSVP Trust Secretary to confirm your attendance: Margaret Pullar, [email protected] Ph 03 208 4955, Mobile 027 480 4012.

Note: There’s no charge for afternoon tea. Donations towards expenses & ongoing cemetery developments are gratefully received. Donations of over $5 are eligible for a New Zealand charitable giving tax credit.

6:00 pm

VENUE: Gore RSA, 12 Bowler Avenue, Gore

• Evening Meal: Whilst not part of the official programme, you are warmly invited to join other attendees for a two-course buffet meal in the private function room of the Gore RSA. Should you wish to attend the evening meal, please RSVP Trust Secretary to confirm your attendance: Margaret Pullar [email protected], Ph 03 208 4955, Mobile 027 480 4012 by Monday 17 October $35 per person

Location

8 East St
Pukerau
Gore 9771
New Zealand
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Contact Information

Margaret Pullar

[email protected] 027 480 4012

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