Heritage and history in Otago Region
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Escape the cold and learn more about New Zealand’s history on a visit to one of these fascinating museums around New Zealand. Read the story . . .
If you’re a fan of Kiwi ingenuity, rural inventions and workshops crammed with heritage machinery, then Hayes Engineering Works and Homestead in Otago is the place for you. Read the story . . .
Totara Estate is probably the most important farm in the history of Aotearoa. It was from here that the first shipment of frozen mutton was sent to England in 1882, marking the start of an export industry that has underpinned our nation’s economic prosperity. Read the story . . .
Stretching inland from the North Otago coastline, the Waitaki District is rich in heritage and internationally significant geology. From Victorian architecture to fresh seafood, hot tubs, cycle trails and cheese, we’ve picked 15 unique things to discover. Read the story . . .
Have you heard of these six Kiwi Gems that you can find on the Southern Scenic Route road trip between Queenstown and Dunedin? Read the story . . .
A historic lighthouse on a rocky peninsula surrounded by the wild Pacific Ocean: it doesn’t get much more iconic than Nugget Point. Read the story . . .