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Victorian Farm Comes Alive


Sun 7 Apr 2013, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Totara Estate, Alma Maheno Rd, SH1, Oamaru, North Otago

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $10.00
  • School age child: $5.00
  • Family (school age children): $25.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Come and experience a taste of life on the Victorian farm.

Totara Estate will be alive with heritage breed farm animals, traditional farm and craft workers, an operating forge, musicians, working vintage machinery, fun and games including pony rides and animals to pet, good farm cooking, beer and cider and so much more! Come along and join in the fun – Victorian dress welcome!

- A cooking demonstration by Joan Bishop, cookery writer for the Otago Daily Times.
- The toe tapping Boru Band.
- Barry Hobbs and his amazing dogs and ducks.

Clarks Flour Mill will open at 1.00pm (entry fee applies).

Totara Estate is widely regarded as the birthplace for New Zealand’s billion dollar frozen meat industry. This is a wonderful chance to step back into that history and enjoy one of the best heritage experiences you will get anywhere in New Zealand.

You can get there by:
Catching the Big Red Bus - Leaving New World North End at 10am, 11am, 12noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm 3.30pm, calling at Waitaki Girls High School Corner, Kingsgate Hotel Brydone and New World Awamoa Park. Returns from Totara Estate: 10.30, 11.30, 1.00, 2.00, 3.00, 4.00. Fare - $2.00 each way.
Car - Plenty of parking available off Station Road (just south of Totara Estate main entrance).