Tag: Historic Places Central Otago

David White: A Passionate Heritage Advocate

David and Jeni White

David and Jeni White

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…)

Historic Places Central Otago Heritage Tour : 9.00am Sunday 2nd November

Hist Places Central Otago logoWe invite you to a Heritage tour with a difference on Sunday 2 November starting at 9am from the Big Fruit at Cromwell and finishing at approx 3.30 pm at Butlers Farm, Fruitlands.

The Heritage and Notable trees in our region, are probably either not observed closely, or taken for granted as just being there like statues. (more…)

Historic Places Central Otago 2014 AGM : 2pm Saturday 13th September At The Bannockburn Hall

Central-Otago-Purple-logoDear Heritage enthusiast

As a supporter of our heritage events we invite you to attend our 2014 AGM and help us celebrate another successful year of heritage with Historic Places Central Otago.

We also invite you to become a members of our organisation and you can do this quite easily at the AGM. (more…)

Otago Daily Times Coverage: Former Olivers Refurbishment

"Altered Olivers plans supported" (Otago Daily Times online article 13th August 2014)

"Submissions Favour Olivers Expansion Plan" (Otago Daily Times online article 30th July 2014)

Craft brewery planned Olivers (Otago Daily Times online article 11th July 2014)

“NEW STREET LAMPS FOR NASEBY” (HPCO Newsletter 1 July 2014)

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…)