“Made of clay and full of history” RNZ National Rural Life Podcast

"Made of clay and full of history"

Restoring two cob cottages in South Canterbury has become a labour of love for a retired Christchurch couple with lots of energy and a passion for the area.

Early settlers in at Burkes Pass made the cob walls of the cottages from clay, animal manure and chopped snow tussock. ...

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/countrylife/audio/2018757429/made-of-clay-and-full-of-history

Whanganui Regional Heritage Awards (2020)

Whanganui Regional Heritage Awards (2020) are being held this year.

Award Entries open on Saturday 1st August, and close on Monday 31st August.

2020 Awards Ceremony Venue & Date

The Awards night marks the official opening of Whanganui Heritage Month and the Awards Ceremony.

Date: Thursday 1st October, doors open 5pm, Awards start at 6pm and run through to 7pm.
Venue: Heritage House, 136 St Hill Street, Whanganui. 
Tickets: $20pp, on sale from 1 September, Whanganui I-Site, Eventfinda

Link to web site below:

https://www.whanganuiheritagetrust.org.nz/whanganui-regional-heritage-awards/awards-introduction

Heritage 2020: The Politicians

The following MP's are identified with Heritage:

Labour:

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern MP (Current Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage)
Hon Carmel Sepuloni MP (Currently Assoc Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage)
Hon Grant Robertson MP (Currently Assoc Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage)

National

Johnathon Young MP (Opposition) National Spokesperson for Arts Culture and Heritage

Green Party

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Chlöe Swarbrick MP Green Party Spokesperson for Arts Culture and Heritage