Culture Waitaki Blog
The collaborative blog of Culture Waitaki, featuring thoughts and ideas from the Forrester Gallery, Waitaki Museum and Archive, Waitaki District Libraries.
Donald Forrester Brown VC was a keen rugby player and his club, Excelsior, presented him with a cap on
William Duncan Neill received a letter in 1917. At that time he was serving as a Sergeant in the New Zealand Army.
Mabel Munro was living in Kurow in 1916.
Edward John Weller was working in Oamaru as a coach builder in 1914. He was quick to enlist, only 8 days after war was declared. He was 20 years old.
After more than 30 years and hundreds of thousands of visitors the Forrester Gallery street level space and stairway are to receive a well-earned facelift in keeping with the heritage value of the Category 1 listed, RA Lawson designed building.