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20 Thursday May 5, 2016

ABOUT Seeking treasure in Mt Victoria

Children take part in a bunting activity at Crossways Community Creche.

Locals try and decipher their treasure hunt map.

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Mayor of Wellington, Celia Wade-Brown with local children at the unveiling of a sculpture

Treasure hunters flocked to the streets last month, partaking in the second annual Mount Victoria Treasure Hunt. Coordinated by the Crossways Community Centre, the event drew over 200 people from the local community. Participants gathered at Crossways Community Centre to register, before dispersing into the community to search for their treasure. Locals scurried about with bunting flags and stars on maps, making wishes on the

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wishing tree, flying around on scooters and participating in games and activities all over Mount Victoria. Artwork, kept under shrouds for the past year, was unveiled at Innermost Community Gardens by sculptor Grant Lyon and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade-Brown during a barbeque which took place after the treasure hunt. Crossways Community Centre thanked everyone involved including sponsors, stations, groups and volunteers who helped on the day.

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Crowds gather for a barbecue following the successful treasure hunt.

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