Ophir Heritage Site Review 20 21 May 2020

Ophir Heritage Site Review – Pilot Study Having just come out of Level 3 Lockdown, Ophir residents were surprised to see a buzz of activity in their town as a group of carefully ‘social-distancing’ archaeologists measured, photographed and recorded local heritage sites. Under the management of the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust (OGHT) this pre-arranged visit…

June 2020 Newsletter

Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust Newsletter – June 2020      (Click here for a text only printable PDF) Welcome to this June 2020 Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust (OGHT) newsletter where we update members about past events and share our goals for the way ahead. Membership for the 2020/2021 season is now due. Please follow this…

Pre Christmas Newsletter

OGHT Newsletter November 2019 (Click here to view or print a PDF) Welcome to our pre-Christmas newsletter! December is just around the corner and many of you will have had a few pre-Christmas bashes already!  Waipori Expedition – Monday 9 December 2019: The OGHT is having a special and quite possibly a one-off opportunity on…

2018 AGM and Field Trip

Click here to register on line for the Field Trip. Friday 5th October: Meet between 10am – 10.30am at Kawarau Woolshed (signposted off Bannockburn Road, 2mins out of Bannockburn) BYO morning tea to have at the Category 1 Heritage NZ listed woolshed. Richard Anderson, will tell us the history of the station and a couple…

2018 AGM and Field Trip around Bannockburn.

Friday 5th October:     Click here to register for the Field Trip. Meet between 10am – 10.30am at Kawarau Woolshed (signposted off Bannockburn Road, 2mins out of Bannockburn) BYO morning tea to have at the Category 1 Heritage NZ listed woolshed. Richard Anderson, will tell us the history of the station and a couple of…

The Victorian Picnic at Stewart Town

Victorian Picnic: Saturday 6th October at Stewart Town Bannockburn 10am – 2pm Concept Invite the public to help us to celebrate the work the DoC and OGHT have done at the Stewart Town/Menzies Dam Site Event The public will park at the end of Hall Road, We will use a mini van to ferry people to…

January 2018 Newsletter

Seasons greetings, salutations and all that stuff. I hope you have been able to keep cool and the garden watered! The Cavalcade to Owaka is shaping up to be another grand affair! Entries are slightly up on last year at the same time so thanks very much if you’ve already put your entry in. If…

Catlins Field Trip 3rd-5th April 2017

A fantastic time was had by all who ventured over to Owaka and the Catlins for our April Field Trip. The hospitality of the locals, the fine food, the great weather (!! we had the best weather in the country while everyone else got rained on), the scenery and of course the interesting heritage exposed…