Re­veal­ing his­tory

Central Otago Mirror - - CENTRAL NEWS -

Cen­tral Otago Dis­trict Coun­cil is open­ing its archives, fol­low­ing a ma­jor three-year­long project to im­prove pub­lic ac­cess to the vaults. With ma­te­rial dat­ing back to 1866, the archives hold about 5000 items from a sig­nif­i­cant pe­riod of his­tory pre­ced­ing the dis­trict coun­cil, in­clud­ing records from the old bor­ough or county coun­cils of Roxburgh, Cromwell, Man­iototo, Alexan­dra, Naseby, Waitaki, Tuapeka, Vin­cent and South­land. For more in­for­ma­tion contact the coun­cil kas.mcen­tyre@codc. govt.nz or 03 440 0056.

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