Please Note: Event numbers relate to Programme Events, Exhibitions and Activities on the accompanying maps

Saturday 21 October
9am - 2pm

Viewing of JA1274, the last steam locomotive built in New Zealand.

Glass enclosure between Toitū Otago Settlers Museum and the Dunedin Railway Station.

Entry donations appreciated.

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Saturday 21 October

Schedule Dunedin Railway Station to the Port Chalmers wharf and return (historical commentary)


Depart Dunedin 10am - Arrive  Port Chalmers 10.30am / Depart Port Chalmers 10.45am - Arrive Dunedin 11.15am


*Dept Dunedin 11.45am – Arrive Port Chalmers (Church Street) 12.15am / Depart Port Chalmers (Church Street) 12.30pm - Arrive Dunedin 1pm


Depart Dunedin 1.30pm - Arrive Port Chalmers 2pm / Depart Port Chalmers 2.15pm - Arrive Dunedin 2.45pm


Depart Dunedin 3.15pm – Arrive Port Chalmers 3.45pm / Depart Port Chalmers 4pm – Arrive Dunedin 4.30pm


*(Church Street)


Purchase tickets from the Railway Station or www.dunedinrailways.co.nz .

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Saturday 21 October
9am-3pm

Explore Otago Harbour with IPENZ Engineering Heritage experts: the harbour channel from Aramoana to Dunedin, structures, vessels, Otago Harbour Board and Port Otago developments 1874 to 2016.
Bring lunch or purchase in Port Chalmers.


Otago Heritage Bus departs from the Stationat 9am, near JA1274 locomotive 9am.
$10 adult, $20 family (4 persons), online bookings recommended

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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 05:14

33. Port Chalmers Maritime Museum

Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 October,
9am-4pm

‘Last Port to Antarctica’, ‘Tale of a Seaport’ and ‘Early Harbour Ferry Models’.

Port Chalmers Museum, Beach Street, Port Chalmers

FREE 

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An easy drive along the Dunedin Port Chalmers Rd to Port and continue to Aramoana and the Mole.

Pick up a route map and heritage information brochure from Toitü Otago Settlers Museum.

FREE

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35. PORT CHALMERS DAY: Port Otago Open Day

Saturday 21 October
10am - 2pm

An opportunity to visit Port Otago’s cruise facility and Beach Street Wharf. See port activity close-up, listen to talks about the challenges of piloting large ships into port and go on board one of the tugs.

Entry via Port Otago’s cruise facility, Beach St, Port Chalmers.

FREE

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Friday, 30 November 2001 00:00

36. PORT CHALMERS DAY: Heritage Garden Fete

Saturday 21 October
11am - 3pm
(optional 11.45am train to Church St)


Enjoy a display of historic photos of early Port Chalmers and its people, live music, arts, crafts, plant sale and rhododendrons at their best in what was originally the old Port Chalmers quarry.

Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell, Church St, Port Chalmers.

FREE

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Saturday 21 October
11am-2pm

Find out about the history of your house using land ownership records dating back to the 1860s with DCC archivists.
Port Chalmers Library.

FREE

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Saturday 21 October
11:30am - 12:15pm

Swing Riot will knock your socks off with a  fun and friendly dance class suitable for all.

Port Chalmers Town Hall.

FREE

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Saturday 21 October
12:30pm-1:15pm

Fashion show and display with Dunedin’s Images of the Past.
Port Chalmers Library.

FREE

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