The Tui Blog Tuatapere and surrounding area

Rail Terminus

Recollections of Early Tuatapere

An article, My Recollections of Early Tuatapere, written in 1952 by Mr Hugh McFeelty, who was sole and head teacher at Tuatapere from 1910 to 1922, which appeared in the Waiau Gazette in 1970 has been added to the History...

Kowhai Flowers

Over the Hump to the Lake

A captivating article from the Otago Witness, Issue 2649, 21 December 1904, OVER THE “HUMP” TO THE LAKE, has been added to the History section. It provides a glimpse of the area surrounding Tuatapere in the form of a narrative detailing a trip by cart,...

75th Waiau Annual Show

75th WAIAU A&P SHOW – a classic celebration of the rural way of life with lots of entertainment for the kids. Highlights Starts at 8:30am. The Grand Parade at 2.30pm, “Tui’s Got Talent” from 10.30 – 3.30pm (entries possible on the...