Thursday Throwback
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Thursday Throwback

Oldie - Apr 16, 2020

New Zealand's oldest remaining hospital buildings happen to be next door to north Invercargill Maccas. Dee street hospital has served Invercargill well and remains an exceptional historic…

John Turnbull Thomson’s Place
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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John Turnbull Thomson’s Place

Oldie - Dec 18, 2019

Known as Lennel, in reference to the ancient name of Coldstream on the Scottish border, this large Victorian home was built by John Turnbull Thomson between 1880-1882,…

Wednesday Windback- To Athenaeum and Beyond
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Wednesday Windback- To Athenaeum and Beyond

Oldie - Nov 27, 2019

Invercargill's first Museum opened its doors on Dee street in 1872 as part of a Scotch Pie shop. It's rumoured to have had a live monkey, tortoise,…

Flashback Friday- The Tour of Southland
News, Old Invercargill
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News, Old Invercargill
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Flashback Friday- The Tour of Southland

Oldie - Nov 08, 2019

Outside the old post office on Dee street September 27 1956, Invercargill Mayor, Mr Abraham Wachner fired the starting pistol for the very first tour of Southland,…

Post Office Square
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Post Office Square

Oldie - Oct 23, 2019

Post Office Square was once a vital and vibrant hub of old Invercargill and gave the City a sheltered functional town center until 1938 when the NZ…