Queen’s Gisborne apartment to be sold

For the last two decades the owners of the Masonic Hotel Building in Gisborne, Bruce and Janet Johnstone, have entertained friends and family in a dining room that was used by the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 1954. Gisborne’s royal apartment is soon to have new owners as the Masonic Hotel Building has been put up for sale with an auction date set for 10 June 2010.