Seasons Greetings

SEASONS GREETINGS
Thanks to all our friends and helpers for supporting the Southern Heritage Trust through these unpredictable times and looking forward to 2021 being a more productive year. 

We are fortunate to live in New Zealand!

Best wishes, health and happiness from the Trustees

Merrin, Jo, Joy, Brent, Janet, Lox & Ann


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COVID-19 IMPLICATIONS FOR TRUST EVENTS THIS WEEK
* If Level 2 continues these events will have to be postponed because of social distancing problems. 

VISIONS FOR DUNEDIN: OUR HERITAGE, OUR FUTURE - DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE: PHOTOGRAPHER WILLIAM MELUISH AND 1860s DUNEDIN

Scheduled for Tuesday 18 August at the City Library, 6pm presenter Jonathan Howard Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.

LAWSON LECTURE: EDWARDIAN ENTERTAINING: WHAT WAS EATEN AT KATHERINE MANSFIELD’S ‘GARDEN PARTY'?

Saturday 22 August also at the City Library, 2.30pm. The speaker for this prestigious lecture is Helen Leach, well known author, a recent publication ‘Kitchens - the New Zealand Kitchen in the 20th Century.’ 
 
HERITAGE MATTERS
On a brighter note, the Trust’s Otago Access Radio programme continues with a new episode on Monday 17th August at midday (repeated on Sunday 23rd August at 7pm)
Fascinating stories:
     Alf Hanlon Lawyer
     Jimmy the Needle
     Strange Medical Advice
     Dunedin’s First Car
 
 
Otago Access Radio - 105.4 FM  or listen via podcast any time - www.oar.org.nz
 
SAVING THE TRAIN AGAIN
Did you see former Taieri Gorge Railway Chairman John Farry’s piece in the ODT? He was involved from the Trust’s inception saving the gorge line and establishing the popular and internationally known successful operation.

He suggests we should all write letters to the editor. Would it be an idea to gather supporters for the cause? I am happy to collect names. 

Ann Barsby
03 479 0169

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