Toitu Otago Settlers Museum educator Sara Sinclair cuts a
cake in the museum's Josephine Foyer yesterday, with the help
of Frankie McKinlay (6), to celebrate the 142nd birthday of
steam locomotive Josephine.
Months of hard work reach fruition when a new exhibition,
''Dunedin's Great War'', opens at the Toitu Otago Settlers
Museum on Friday.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum acting director Jennifer Evans
has been appointed the institution's next director.
A ''Dunedin's Great War'' exhibition at the Toitu Otago
Settlers Museum will feature more than 100 exhibits, but
there will be absolutely ''no preaching''.
At Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, in the display which looks at
the finer side of life in Victorian Dunedin, is a reminder of
the days when household servants were employed in the city.
Young and old were busy in Dunedin yesterday remembering
those who did grow not old.
The Dunedin City Council will soon advertise for a new
director of the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, and closer links
with the Otago Museum also seem likely after recent talks.
Treat yourself to a truly gold experience.
Dunedin might have the Mc taken out of it, as an exhibition
opening at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum today questions
whether the city still warrants its ''Edinburgh of the
Tantalising questions about Dunedin's Scottish past and
whether the city is still ''the Edinburgh of the South'' will
be explored in a exhibition at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
later this month.
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