Memory Lane - "Removing a reredos"
Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The origins of the soon-to-be demolished Wesley Methodist Church decorative alterpiece, also called a reredos. It was created almost 50 years ago by Maurice Shailer, descendant of a prominent pioneer Palmerston North family. The Shailer family have strong links with the church. The reredos is planned to be incorporated in a new church building.