Activities for Members
For reports and photos of past years’ activities, use the drop-
Spring 2021 -
Sunday 12 September: Interesting Old Objects
POSTPONED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS
Instead, eleven members emailed photos of their oldobjects with explanations and/or questions.
Sunday 17 October:
Arrowtown Presbyterian and Anglican Historic Churches
About 50 people met at the Presbyterian Church Hall for a talk about the formation
of Christian congregations in Arrowtown.This was followed by guided visits to the
churches to learn about the architecture and the stained-
Sunday 7 November:
AGM, Courier 106, and ‘Interesting Old Objects’
About 50 people and numerous fascinating old objects assembled.
First we were shown the difference restoration had made to some of the
photos in the Courier and the details revealed.
Several people talked about their old objects, then we browsed around the
tables with much conversation.
March Day trip to Nokomai Station
Postponed due to COVID. Will be rescheduled.
Sunday 10 April : ‘People From Our Past’
Over 60 members attended to encounter six people from the district’s past: Captain
George Budd (Jim Sullivan), Bendix Hallenstein (Simon Stamers-
Jim Sullivan as Captain Budd Simon Stamers-
as Bendix Hallenstein John and Peter Butel
Sunday 15 May: Distribution of Courier 107, and Honorary Life Membership for David Clarke, who talked about the restoration and seismic strengthening of the Bank of New Zealand building at Lakes District Museum
About 50 members attended and appreciated David Clarke’s talk as
well as honouring him and giving him an old-