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Activities for Members


For reports and photos of past years’ activities, use the drop-down arrow.


Spring 2018 - Autumn 2019


9 September: ‘Our Emigrant Ancestors - Why They Left Home’

St John’s Presbyterian Church Hall, Arrowtown, 2pm.  $5 admission. Visitors welcome.

Six speakers will explain the social, political, religious and personal factors which motivated their ancestors to leave their home countries to emigrate to New Zealand.


October: Trip to be decided - details to come.


18 November: AGM and Celebration of the 100th Edition of the Queenstown Courier magazine

St Margaret’s Church Hall, Ross St, Frankton at 2pm. Visitors welcome.


February or March: Trip to be arranged


7 April: ‘People From Our Past’ - six monologues by early residents from gold-rush times onwards

St John’s Presbyterian Church Hall, Arrowtown, 2pm.  $5 admission. Public invited.


May: Launch of Queenstown Courier 101 and other activities - to be arranged.