By Georgina Campbell on the NZ Herald…

Eckhardt Reyneke didn’t think twice about quickly painting over swastikas graffitied outside a Jewish temple, calling it a “small deed”, but his actions have sparked tears of thanks.

Last week Wellington City Council received reports of graffiti in several locations on The Terrace and outside the Wellington Jewish Progressive Congregation on Ghuznee St.

Council contractors swiftly removed the graffiti from the various sites but when they got to Temple Sinai they found it had already been erased from the fence.

Reyneke, 20, was working on a construction site next door to the temple when his colleague noticed the swastikas while throwing away some rubbish…

Read the full story on the NZ Herald here.