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Activities for Members

Spring 2017 - Autumn 2018

10 September: ‘Southern Adventures’ film compilation, courtesy of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision, at St Margaret’s Church Hall, Frankton.

60 people including many members of the public attended this showing of film footage from 1910 to 1994 with many local items.   


5 October at Arrowtown Gaol

Restoring of the Arrowtown Gaol - Behind the Facade of the Project  

Talks and explanations by David Clarke of the Wakatipu Heritage Trust and Roy Bagley the contractor.  

19 November at St Margaret’s Church Hall, Frankton

AGM and ‘Stories of Dusky Sound’s Early Ships and People’ –

a talk by Colin Cassels                                         

                          and distribution of Courier Issue 98

11 March: Trip to Cardrona  

Over 60 people gathered for fascinating visit with talks

                               and tours by Ray O’Callaghan and Tim Scurr.

8 April, 2pm at Arrowtown Presbyterian Church Hall, public invited, admission $5

‘People From Our Past’ presentation of six local people between 1862 and 1949.  

27 May 2pm at St Margaret’s Church Hall, Frankton, public invited, admission$5

Screening of ‘For King and Country - NZ’s First World War on Film’, courtesy of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision, with narration by Dr Christopher Pugsley. Courier 99 will also be distributed.