This trip will take in historic sites on the Taihape Road as far as Kuripapango. Along the way we will visit The Church of St John at Omahu, Waiwhenua homestead, established by Horace Shield , and Tunanui, originally the home of Major General Sir Andrew Russell.
The tour will be led by local historian, Pat Parsons who was a contributor to the history of the area, “West to the Annie”. Pat will be pointing out a number of sites of historical interest along the way.
Morning and afternoon tea and a light picnic lunch will be provided. There will be an opportunity for a short walk from the lunch venue so come prepared for a day in the country.
Brochure can be downloaded from the following link: COACH TOUR FLYER -TAIHAPE FINAL FINAL
Coaches depart from -
Taradale: Pettigrew-Green Arena at 8.00am.
Hastings: Stoneycroft, Omahu Road at 8.20am.
(Parking available on the property)
Returning at approximately 5.00pm).
Cost, including lunch: $70 pp (members of HPHB)
$80 pp (non-members)
($10 discount if you join with your payment.)
Further enquiries to
Denis Pilkington, 835 6525, or Susan Lopdell, 844 6698.