2016 AGM

A new plan for the AGM. Confirmed and posted the 17th August 2016. The Annual General Meeting of the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust Inc will be held on Saturday September 17th at the Bannockburn Hotel at 10:45am. 10:30am meet at the Bannockburn Hotel (If parking up the back, please walk back down the drive and…

A Great weekend in South Otago!

Many thanks to Bill Cowan and the Tuapeka Mouth community who came together to host a field trip of 27 Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust Members. The day started with a wonderful morning tea in the hall thanks to Elma Thompson and the local ladies, and a great display of local history very nicely presented around the walls….

2012 AGM and Fieldweekend

Click here for the minutes. Here for the presidents report. The OGHT had its AGM in their Cromwell office (the historic old Methodist Church) on Saturday the 23rd with 40 members in attendance. The meeting proceeded in orderly fashion with an overwhelmingly positive ‘vibe’ from the attendee’s. We have been busy in the last 12…

Lawrence Field Weekend Report

A great weekend was had by a hardy few who embraced winter in Lawrence for our AGM and Field Weekend. Comments were made about why such a programme was proposed for such an inhospitable time of year and though such excuses as ‘necessity’ and ‘waiting for the auditors to get finished with the accounts…’ were…

2011 AGM in Lawrence

Click below to download a pdf of the following information. AGM Agenda 2011 AGM minutes. Balance Sheet Notes to Balance sheet OGHT profit and loss Cavalcade profit an loss Minutes from 2010 AGM Presidents Report 2011

Roxburgh Field Weekend 16th/17th October

Here’s the plan- (click here for registration form) We will all meet at the Commercial Hotel in Roxburgh by 10am Saturday where there will be instant coffee, tea and scones for us while John Kerr tells us all about the history of his Hotel and the basics of Roxburgh. We will then all pile back…

September newsletter

Things have been all go here at the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust. New signage erected in the Lindis Pass to show the area of the first gold found in Otago, a stone wall repaired by the Come-in –Time Battery in Thompsons gorge, and new Pinders Pond interpretation panels are complete and will be erected in…

OGHT and DOC collaborate on old stone wall.

Restoration work was carried out on the stone retaining wall at the  Come in Time Battery (Thompson’s Gorge) late last week. This was another collaboration between DOC and the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust. More of a story to come but here’s some photos in the meantime.

A great weekend exploring some old pubs

It was a foggy and cold morning after our AGM when 20+ keen souls boarded the bus at 8.50am to set off on the Historic Pub crawl. Dunstan House was our first destination as the original Hotel in Clyde back in 1863. This old Hotel is a beautiful example of good restoration which was actually…

2010 AGM official reports

Click here for the annual accounts http://goldfieldsinc.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/oght-annual-acounts-2010.pdf Click here for the presidents report http://goldfieldsinc.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/presidents-report-for-2010-agm.pdf Click here for the minutes of the 2009 AGM http://goldfieldsinc.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/oght-agm-dunedin-2009.pdf