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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 21:38

29.01 Platypus Submarine at Middlemarch Museum

Saturday 21, Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd October
12 - 3pm
Take the train, or drive to Middlemarch to visit our museum. We are highlighting an Otago Harbour relic: the Platypus submarine. Designed for extracting gold from the Clutha River, the Platypus rested for fifty years at the Dunedin wharf, before being sold for 10 pounds and sent to Barewood. Learn more about its fascinating story at the Museum.

5 Aberafon Street, Middlemarch.

$2 adults, children free.
Contact Jo on 022 0920262.
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Sunday, 17 September 2017 08:15

30.09 Port Chalmers Library Art Display

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm, Thursday 9.30am – 8.00pm, Saturday 11.00am – 2.00pm.

Port Chalmers Library is a heritage listed building on Beach Street. It has a collection of New Zealand art on permanent display, including works by Ralph Hotere, James Robinson, Joanna Margaret Paul and David Elliot.

20 Beach Street, Port Chalmers.

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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 05:14

33. Port Chalmers Maritime Museum

Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 October,

‘Last Port to Antarctica’, ‘Tale of a Seaport’ and ‘Early Harbour Ferry Models’.

Port Chalmers Museum, Beach Street, Port Chalmers


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Saturday 21 October
12:30pm - 1:15pm

Fashion parade and display with Dunedin’s Images of the Past.

Port Chalmers Library.




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Sunday, 17 September 2017 06:49

42.99 Taieri Historical Society

Sunday 15 and 22 October
12 - 4pm

Historical Museum displaying how life used to be on the Taieri. Historic buildings, costumes, tools, equipment, photos and gadgets from times past

George King Memorial Drive.
Adult $2, Child $1.
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Friday 13 - 20 October
Weekdays 9.30am - 5pm, Saturday 14 October 10am - 2pm.

Charts and plans of the early harbour: reclamation, railways, buildings.

See a preview of the exhibition on Flckr.

Archives New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office, 556 George Street.




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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 22:53

EX02. Harbour's Edge

Friday 13 to Saturday 31 October
9:30am - 8pm weekdays, 11am - 4pm weekends.

An exhibition of maps showing development on the harbour's edge over time, with particular emphasis on reclamations.

3rd Floor, Dunedin City Library.





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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 22:55

EX03. First Church Heritage Centre and Tours

Friday 13 to Monday 23 October
10am - 4pm daily except Sundays

Visit the First Church Heritage Centre, or take part in a tour of the First Church. Tours conducted daily at 2pm, except Sundays.

First Church, 415 Moray Place, Dunedin.


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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 04:31

EX06. Golden Peninsula Guardians Exhibition

Friday 13 – Monday 23 October
10.15am - dusk

Learn of Otago Peninsula Trust’s pioneering ecotourism ventures and 50 years of preserving and enhancing the flora and fauna on Otago Peninsula for everyone to enjoy.

Royal Albatross Centre, 1260 Harrington Point Road, Otago Peninsula


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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 23:04

EX07. Harbour/Heritage

Duration of Festival.
10am - 4pm

The Otago Art Society presents works from its membership based on the theme of the Festival. Open 7 days.

Railway Station, Anzac Avenue.


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