“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."

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“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"

“Time pressure on precinct” Otago Daily Times (Online Article)

"Time pressure on precinct" Otago Daily Times article features Oamaru's Whitestone Trust's  Chair Phil Hope's comment on the problems with the proposed  15 year time frame proposed by Government in discussion paper. Of interest,mention is made of  the rental returns for their heritage buildings which are contrasted with those from Auckland.