Dress up never looked so good. Parties for grown ups and laughter for families as you spend a long weekend celebrating Oamaru’s heritage anniversary. Victorian buildings are the backdrop for a festival showcasing the era of penny farthings, garden design and romantic poetry.
Stories, places discovered, explored and it’s not a boring class exercise. Hidden quiet corners waiting to tell the story of Aotearoa NZ’s gold mining frenzy. Side roads to the past where we find out about the lives of individuals willing to risk all for the lure of gold. We promise no homework, just fun exploring a heritage story! Heritage byways is a magical journey for anyone who wants to find out more.
Stories, places discovered, explored and it’s not a boring school trip. Heritage is what happened, and, of course, a bit of scandal. Most of all it’s fun. A great place to find out stuff about yesterday is Northland’s narrative of human occupation. We promise no homework, just lots of hidden corners of Aotearoa’s NZ history for us to find out about. Heritage byways is a magical journey for anyone who wants to find out more.