Sunday Morning @ RNZ National : “Oamaru – New Zealand’s Victorian Living Room” Author Paul Sorell Interview

"Victorian stone buildings are ubiquitous in this North Otago town, a contrast to the tide of timber found elsewhere. Author, Paul Sorrell on his new book, Oamaru - New Zealand's Victorian Living Room." (RNZ National Website)
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/sun/sun-20140928-1040-paul_sorrell_-_oamaru-048.mp3

RNZ National’s Country Life features the Historic “Totara Estate”

Radionznational"New Zealand's first export shipment of mutton was slaughtered at Totara Estate and sent to Britain from Port Chalmers in 1882. "
RNZ National's Country Life podcast on Totara Estate. (A Heritage New Zealand Property)
Link to Podcast: http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/clife/clife-20140829-2129-totara_estate-048.mp3

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“Re-wire on a Hayes Roast!” NZHPT Media Release (10th October 2013)

HAY001 poster"In partnership with Vivace Coffee, the NZHPT asked third generation artisan master roaster Bernard Smith to develop a blend of three original coffee beans that best emulated the strength of the site, the body of the ‘big skies’ Central Otago landscape and the sweetness of its sun overhead."

The Media release is as follows: (more…)

“Buildings policy change welcomed” Otago Daily Times (Online Article) 8th August 2013

"Buildings policy change welcomed" the Otago Daily Times reports "Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust chairman Marcus Brown welcomed the Government's changes to the policy of strengthening earthquake-prone buildings announced yesterday, but felt they did not go far enough"

Consultation Is Closed: Otago Conservation Management Strategy Consultation. Closes 4.30 pm 13th September 2013

Otago Conservation Management Strategy Consultation:
"You are invited to make a submission; these are due with us no later than 4.30pm on Friday 13 September 2013."

http://www.doc.govt.nz/getting-involved/consultations/current/otago-conservation-management-strategy-consultation/get-involved/ (more…)