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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

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Eliza Jane Johnston (née Wilson) 1834-1919 and the Otago Hotel at Skippers Point After the rowdy days of the goldrush…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM 2560 1903 The Flyer Magazine

Skiing in the Whakatipu – the early days continued… In the early days of Coronet Peak many of the skiers…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM 1960 1468 The Flyer Magazine

Skiing in the Whakatipu – the early days… The development of the ski industry in the Whakatipu is one of…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

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U-Drive Boats In December, 1957, a new venture started on Queenstown Bay. Dick Rout and his wife, Clarice, arrived from…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

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The Meteor story began in 1950 when a young Frank Haworth, fresh from flying Catalinas in the Pacific, arrived in…

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Tourism on the Bay and Beyond Excursion launches on Lake Whakatipu have always played an important role in tourism on…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

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On the Water Queenstown Bay has always been the focus of tourism activities on the lake. With its numerous wharves,…

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In a continuation of our 2020 ‘Cribbies’ theme this month we’re branching out into a long hot summer favourite, ‘Picnics…

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We usher in the beginning of summer and long hot days by continuing our series on local cribbies. Families on…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

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POST WORLD WAR II – THE ARRIVAL OF THE CRIBBIES By the end of World War II, it was said…

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