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Commentary on care of Makaraka Cemetery - an ongoing concern from the early days.

A Gisborne Herald photo from 1970 shows weed invasion around the boundary of the Cemetery. Many graves were covered by blackberry and their wooden head pieces decayed under the vegetation. This was an ongoing problem from 1875, as described in the attached story including photos, newspaper articles and letters to the editor....

Makaraka Cemetery - Old Cemetery, commentary and photos 1875 - 1947
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