Please Note: Event numbers relate to Programme Events, Exhibitions and Activities on the accompanying maps

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 04:10

48. Josephine's Birthday

Monday 23 October
10am – 12pm

Join us for Josephine the locomotive’s 145th birthday celebrations.
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum.

FREE

 

Image: John Agnew

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Monday 23 October

2pm and 7pm


The Film Heritage Trust, in partnership with Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, brings you a special one-hour selection of historical movie extracts from the 1930s onwards, from around Otago Harbour.

Location: Otago Royal New Zealand Volunteer Reserve Hall (HMNZS Toroa), 211 St Andrew Street, Dunedin.

Reservations optional. Tickets are free and available online or from Heritage New Zealand, Queens Building, 109 Princes St.

For further information please contact Heritage New Zealand on (03) 4779871.

Donation on entry appreciated.

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Saturday 28th October

7pm - 10pm

$40 adult, $20 child. The ticket price covers the boat, band and a donation to the historic Married Quarters restoration project. Limited Tickets.

Please book through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Give your preferred departure point - Back Beach, Port Chalmers or Portobello, and a contact number. You will receive a confirmation email with payment details. If you'd like to stay overnight, returning on Sunday about midday, book yourself a place in the Lodge also.

For more information please see the Quaratine Island website.

 

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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
www.otagopeninsulatrust.co.nz

FREE 

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 23:08

EX09. Otago People at the Peak

Duration of Festival
10am - 4pm

Did you know New Zealand’s first world champion in any sport was from Otago? The New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame will feature its inducted members from Otago during the Heritage Festival with a special display and a dedicated quiz.

New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame, Railway Station, Anzac Avenue.
Adults $6, Gold Card and Student ID $4, Children $2.

 

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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 04:46

EX13. Fletcher House Anniversary Tour

Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 October and Saturday 21 – Monday 23 October,
11am - 4pm

Have you visited New Zealand’s only fully restored Edwardian villa? Come and see how your great-grandparents lived. Built 1909, the start of the Fletcher Empire, fully furnished in period style. Celebrating 25 years open to the public. 

Fletcher House, 727 Portobello Road, Otago Peninsula
For further information ph. (03) 476 1775 or visit our website.

Entry by gold coin donation (festival special).

 

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 23:22

EX14. Dunedin Open Gardens Festival

14 - 15 October and 21 - 23 October
9am - 5pm

Celebrate spring heritage on display with a self-guided tour of private and public gardens. Includes gardens in St Leonards, Macandrew Bay, Portobello and the Peninsula.

Leithental Garden, at 7 Rockside Road, is open over Labour weekend and the following weekend.

See Dunedin Gardens to Visit for map and details.

Variable Entry Fees.

 

 

 

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 23:24

EX15. Otago Vintage Machinery Club

Sunday 15, Wednesday 18 and Sunday 22 October
10am - 4pm

A chance to see and hear vintage machinery, including the foghorn from the Taiaroa Head lighthouse.

15 George King Memorial Drive, Outram.

Donation.

 

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Saturday 21 October
1pm - 4:30pm


In association with the Heritage Festival and as part of the Diwali celebrations, come and visit the Indian Heritage Stall in the foyer of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. You can sit and read about the first Indian to arrive in Otago more than 150 years ago for the gold rush; browse the books for sale on Indian settlers in New Zealand; take away an article on the common birthplace of chefs in Indian restaurants in Dunedin; learn the story of the Kalimpong Kids; and much more, recognising and acknowledging cultural and culinary diversity in Dunedin.


Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Octagon.

FREE

The 1925 group from Kalimpong en route to Wellington - some of the 130 Kalimpong Kids who arrived in New Zealand between 1908 and 1938. Until 1921 all groups arrived in Dunedin due to the scheme's Scottish Presbyterian connections.

 

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The Film Heritage Trust, in partnership with Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, brings you a special one-hour selection of historical movie extracts from the 1930s onwards, from around Otago Harbour. 

Screenings in four different venues:


Reservations optional. Tickets for the MacAndrew Bay, Port Chalmers and Central City screenings are free and available online or from Heritage New Zealand, Queens Building, 109 Princes St. Donation on entry appreciated.

Tickets for the Quarantine Island screenings, which include a return ferry trip, are $20 from the Quarantine Island website.

For further information please contact Heritage New Zealand on (03) 47798

 

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