18 Feb 2021

Selling part of Wellington's library to solve financial woes

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:51 pm on 18 February 2021

An idea has been floated to sell off half of Wellington's beleaguered Central Library in order to raise money to quake strengthen the remainder of the building.

The library's been shut since 2019 after failing to meet earthquake standards. Frequent library user and writer Dave Armstrong talks to Jesse about the plan.

Barriers in front of Wellington Central Library.

Photo: RNZ / Samuel Rillstone

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