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The Dunedin Amenities Society are to begin the first stage of their heritage restoration project at Craigieburn tomorrow morning. Stage One of the project is the stabilisation of the oldest structure on the property a stone building above the main rimu stand on the public track. The building ruin was probably built in 1860 and is possibly the earliest structure on the site. The Society applied for and received an archaeological authority for the preservation… Read More

Last year the Society made the decision to clear the gorse off the bank area below the western paddock down to Tanner Road. This was a key part of the restoration project and one that was much-needed for the reserve and the local area. It was a big job and we discovered gorse that was over 50 years old. We had contractors come in and cut the material down and the City Council’s… Read More

It was of particular interest to the Dunedin Amenities Society to read about the donation of a seat, rubbish bin, and rose garden on the corner of Hanover and Great King streets by Councillor Paul Hudson and his brother Michael Hudson (ODT 11th December 2010).  This generous gesture to the city was made by the Hudson’s to honour their parents, and is a welcome addition to the city’s streetscape. Imagine the Amenities… Read More

Lyn took some great photo’s on the day and we thought this one would make the best poster. Enjoy and thanks for coming.

New map and interpretative guide for the open day at 10:30 am, Tanner Road. Craigieburn Map Interpretative Map