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Fresh hope for Carlile House, Richmond Rd

The stately, two-storey Carlile House on Richmond Rd is in a perilous state after 15 years of fruitless negotiations between council and a Tongan church which has owned it for the past 40 years or so.

The derelict, ex-orphanage in Grey Lynn  could be saved following a breakthrough between the owner and Auckland Council.

In a recent development, the United Church of Tonga has indicated it may be willing to sell the landmark, according to council heritage manager Noel Reardon.

See the full Herald article here: