Otago Peninsula Trust News

Otago Peninsula Trust News

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 22-28 April. Great deals.. read more →

Wild Dining at Glenfalloch for Wild Dunedin Festival

Eat wildly and tantalise your tastebuds with a fabulous “Trust the Chef’ wild food degustation dinner in Glenfalloch’s garden setting. Hannes Bareiter, creative chef extraordinaire, showcases inspired dishes using local wild produce. Glenfalloch is Dunedin’s #1 restaurant for exciting innovative cuisine. Five Courses $79 Bookings essential as places limited. 03 476 1006 Glenfalloch Restaurant, 430.. read more →

iD Fashionable Conversation at Glenfalloch

Join us for a fun afternoon’s fusion of fashion, food and accessories for iD Fashion Week Chef Hannes Bareiter has designed a wonderful modern Afternoon Tea, hosted by Judith Cullen. A fashion conversation with Dr Margo Barton and Sara Munro from Company of Strangers. A delightful afternoon filled with must-have garments for your winter wardrobe.. read more →

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 →