Otago Peninsula Trust AGM and Call for Nominations

Members of the Otago Peninsula Trust are advised that the 52nd annual meeting will be held at 5.30 on Tuesday 26th March 2019 at Glenfalloch (Chalet). All members are entitled to attend and vote. In accordance with rule 31 Mr Ross Smith and Mr Jason Walker retire by rotation and being eligible both offer themselves.. read more →

Happy Christmas 2018!

We wish you a Happy Christmas and a splendid New Year Hope you have time to read our Newsletter – lots of great achievements in 2018! Thank you for your support, which helps our mission “To Preserve and Enhance Otago Peninsula” All the best The Otago Peninsula Trust Team Christmas Newsletter 2018 read more →

Magical Glenfalloch Night Garden 19,20,21 Sept

Enormous creatures of the night have been invading Glenfalloch Woodland Garden. Beasts spotted amongst the flowers include a huge tuatara, a colossal cheeky fantail, a giant sized weta, a life size albatross and even an entire zoo.    The animals are creations of local artists and schools for next week’s Glenfalloch Night Garden as the.. read more →

Go Wild on Otago Peninsula!

Otago Peninsula goes Wild! Ever wanted to see a 6kg giant albatross chick, or watch the world’s smallest penguin waddle home? Keen to learn about what sort of pests endanger our precious wildlife? Otago Peninsula Trust presents an array of special events to encourage keen wildlife watchers during this month’s Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature.. read more →

Dr John Jillett awarded Life Membership

Congratulations to Dr John Jillett on being awarded Life Membership of Otago Peninsula Trust! John was a Trustee of the Otago Peninsula Trust from 1999 – 2018 and Chair 2007-2008. John is a valuable member of the Education Advisory Board, which he was instrumental in setting up in 2000. The Otago Peninsula Trust Education Programme.. read more →

Glenfalloch Restaurant reaches #1 in Dunedin

Glenfalloch Restaurant has leapt to #1 Restaurant in Dunedin with wonderful reviews from Tripadvisor diners. The Trust the Chef menu has delighted visitors from all over the world! read more →

Book Review – The Face of Nature: an environmental History of Otago Peninsula

We’ve been reading a very special book over summer. Jonathan West’s ‘The Face of Nature: an environmental history of the Otago Peninsula provides a fascinating backstory for the work of the Otago Peninsula Trust. It describes the dramatic changes to the landscape, vegetation, marine mammals, birds, fish, lizards and insects of the Peninsula that took.. read more →

Call for Nominations for Board of Trustees – Otago Peninsula Trust

Come and join us for the AGM | Nominate someone for the Board Members of the Otago Peninsula Trust are advised that the 51st annual meeting will be held at 5.30 on Wednesday 28th March 2018 at Glenfalloch (Chalet). All members are entitled to attend and vote. In accordance with rule 31 Dr John Jillett.. read more →

Glenfalloch Garden to glow with golden light

GLENFALLOCH GARDEN TO GLOW WITH GOLDEN LIGHT Sculptures are popping up through Glenfalloch as the garden gets ready to host a Golden Night Garden next week. A golden glow will envelop the property as Otago Peninsula Trust celebrates 50 years with Glenfalloch Golden Night Garden Sculpture Trail. Everyone’s invited to explore the lush spring garden.. read more →

50 years of Otago Peninsula Trust – a conservation pioneer

Otago Peninsula Trust; 50 Years a conservation pioneer “Otago Peninsula and Taiaroa Head is a unique and very special place. It is a place that every visitor to Dunedin should see”.  Sir David Attenborough In 2017 Otago Peninsula Trust, New Zealand’s first private charitable conservation trust, celebrates 50 years of stellar achievements with a lively.. read more →