Historic Places Aotearoa was saddened to learn of the passing of David White on Friday afternoon, 20th November 2015 in Dunedin surrounded by his children and wife, Jeni.
David, was a Yorkshireman and that should be enough to describe him to many. Hard working, obstinate, passionate and tireless.
David was on the original Historic Places Aotearoa Executive committee following its formation in 2010 after the New Zealand Historic Places Trust announced that the branch committee structure was to be dissolved. (more…)
On a cold frosty night, May 30th 2014, new and old Naseby residents gathered outside the old Post Office in Derwent Street to celebrate the return of the old street lamps.
The official turning on of these lamps would have been almost as exciting as when power first came to the small township in 1947 and the old kerosene lamps were used no more. (more…)
The CODC District Plan Schedule 19.4: Register of Heritage Buildings, Places, Sites & Objects and Notable Trees is to be reviewed and revised over the next two years as part of the District Plan review to be completed before 2018.
The Central Otago Heritage Trust, which is the lead heritage organisation in developing a heritage strategy for Central Otago has undertaken to review how Schedule 19.4 should be drawn together. Historic Places Central Otago (your organisation) is one of the organisations that make up the COHT (more…)