Their history in photographs Where they were located and what is there today
UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO 1869-2019
150th Celebrations approaching
The University of Otago was established in 1869 and started classes in 1871; its roll has grown from an initial 81 students to over 20,000 today. This talk will outline
some of the key events and changes through the university’s history, with a particular focus on what student life has involved through the years.
Guest speaker: Ali Clarke
Since completing a PhD in history in 2003 Ali Clarke has worked part-time at the Hocken Collections and part-time as an historian.
She is currently writing a new history of the University of Otago to mark its 150th anniversary
Potpourri of Genealogical Records
A look at unusual or rare resources which are available for genealogist to research.
Guest speaker: Kaye Saunders
Craigieburn is a Scottish Subsistence farm in Tanner Road, Dunedin, that was settled in 1860. The Dunedin Amentities Society hase been restoring the area and the project will be of interest to those with
Guest Speaker: Paul Pope