Activities for Members
Spring 2017 -
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.
June Thompson nee Hansen
Sue Harcombe as Bessie Kinross
with a ‘pig’ hotwater bottle
David Clarke as Dave Cockburn
5 October at Arrowtown Gaol
Restoring of the Arrowtown Gaol -
Talks and explanations by David Clarke of the Wakatipu Heritage Trust and Roy Bagley the contractor.
Tony Hanning as Frank McBride
Bob Young as Albert Eichardt
27 May 2pm at St Margaret’s Church Hall, Frankton, public invited, admission$5
‘For King and Country -
with narration by Dr Christopher Pugsley. 60 People attended. Courier 99 was distributed.
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.
Ann Mann channelling Julia Eichardt
8 April, 2pm at Arrowtown Presbyterian Church Hall, public invited, admission $5
‘People From Our Past’
150 people were enthralled by Albert and Julia Eichardt, Frank McBride, June Hansen Thompson, Bessie Kinross and David Cockburn.