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…

Stewart Town and Menzies Dam Conservation Plan

The Stewart Town and Menzies dam project is near completion. First up we had to put in two new gates to allow access for the work. Then the Stone work on the dam was stabilised and in some areas completely rebuilt. The entire Stewarts Cottage has been re-pointed with hydrolic lime mortar (mixed with some…