2013 Tuapeka Mouth and Port Molyneux Field Weekend 27th April

Our first official field weekend of the year will be on the 27th April to Tuapeka Mouth! For the Heritage connoisseurs  among you or even just for those looking for a fun weekend away with a group of enthusiasts… Tuapeka Mouth has some fascinating relics and wonderful stories – registration forms will be sent out mid March – but pencil it in your diaries now.


10 – 11 a.m.: Arrival and registration at Tuapeka Mouth School; welcome

Morning tea supplied by local group

Display of gold-mining and local history at School

and Hall; toilet facilities available at Hall

11 – 1 p.m.    Walk to the Claim area, inspect tunnel, turbine and dredged area

Visit the old hotel, wharf and sawmill sites

1 – 2.30 p.m. Lunch in and around School

Visit displays

Stroll around township

2.30 – 4 p.m. Travel by vehicle to the cemetery, visit the cemetery

Walk up stream to the concrete dam and return

4 – 6 p.m.       Punt operating

That night we will have a group dinner in Balclutha and then on the Sunday Gary Ross from the South Otago Museum will lead us on a very interesting tour and stories around the original ‘Port Molyneux’ … more details to come.

clutha coast


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