Northern Wars Tour
Heritage Northland Inc will host a trip to visit the three Northern Wars battle sites of Te Ahuahu, Puketutu and Ohaeawai On Saturday 3 November.
The trip will start from the Te Waimate Mission Grounds at 10 amwhere Morning Tea will be served from the Sunday School Hall from 9.30am. A briefing will be given outlining the trip and the events of the Northern Wars, and the bus will then depart for Te Ahuahu and Puketutu and finally the Ohaeawai Pa site. On-board and site commentary will be provided by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga staff.
A ‘picnic style’ lunch will then be served back at Te Waimate Mission around 12.30pm.
Following lunch break, the Te Waimate Mission Building and grounds will be open for people to explore including the adjacent St John the Baptist Church and graveyard. Afternoon tea will be available from 2.45pm.
The cost is $45 per person and includes transport, morning/afternoon teas and lunch. Parking is available at Te Waimate Mission grounds situated at 344 Te Ahu Ahu Road, Waimate North. Toilet facilities are available in the grounds of Te Waimate Mission site.
Participants will visit privately owned properties, and with parking limited, no individual transport will be allowed.
Bookings essential – contact Merle Newlove on Ph 09 439 7492 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.