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Trust’s church purchase part of ‘long project’

July 21st, 2023|Categories: Heritage News|

A piece of Cromwell history has been given a secure future with its ownership being finalised. Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust chairman Warwick Hawker said the trust had completed the purchase of the former Methodist church at the corner of Donegal and Erris Sts. "It’s been quite a long project." [...]

Panel defers decision on Earnscleugh consent case

May 18th, 2023|Categories: Heritage News|

Otago Daily Times, 18 May 2023 The restoration of Central Otago landmark Earnscleugh Castle inched forward yesterday with a resource consent hearing, in Alexandra, regarding the plastering of the building. The Central Otago District Council hearings panel, which was comprised of Crs Neil Gillespie, Martin McPherson and Ian Cooney, heard [...]

Homestead renovations supported

May 11th, 2023|Categories: Heritage News|

Otago Daily Times 11 May, 2023 A Council planner has given the thumbs-up to the planned renovations to the Earnscleugh Station homestead. A Central Otago District Council hearing is set to take place in Alexandra next Monday about resource consents being sought by the owners of the homestead. Marco Creemers [...]

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