Larnach Castle News & Updates

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ODT: Half a century of stewardship, Larnach Castle

ODT: Half a century of stewardship

On March 3, Dunedin’s Barker family will celebrate 50 years of blood, sweat and tears restoring and commercially operating the 147-year-old castle.
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Look what turned up for dinner

Passengers and crew of mega cruise ship Ovation of the Seas enjoyed an unplanned night in Dunedin last night.
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Larnach Castle on Kiwi Living

Kiwi Living's Tony Murrell visits the gardens at Larnach Castle.
Dunedin: Pokemon-Go Capital, Larnach Castle

Dunedin: Pokemon-Go Capital

“Within Dunedin is Otago Harbour for Water Type Pokemon, Otago Peninsula for Rock Type Pokemon, and Larnach Castle for Ghost Type Pokemon..."
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Picnic Time for Soft Toys

Teddies were joined by kangaroos, elephants and all manner of soft toys, turned out in their finest foil glamour-wear.
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NY Times: A Fairy-Tale Wedding, Castle Included

At the center of the romance: the lovers. Vying for equal attention these days: the castle. Castles in the United States and abroad have become popular wedding sites, in part because they show up in living rooms and movie theaters on a regular basis.
Drone-Facebook first takes Castle to millions, Larnach Castle

Drone-Facebook first takes Castle to millions

Larnach Castle became the first subject of a new device that allows live-streaming of video from a drone directly to Facebook. One of many to press the ‘‘like'' button was Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg.
The Diamond Princess Docks in Dunedin, Larnach Castle

The Diamond Princess Docks in Dunedin

Larnach Castle was one of the few tourism attractions allowed to remain open on Christmas Day - 3 News
Restoration work on a major scale, Larnach Castle

Restoration work on a major scale

After a year of planning and two months of work, the refurbished music room at Larnach Castle recently reopened to the public. Kim Dungey, from the Otago Daily Times, looks inside.
App takes castle back in time, Larnach Castle

App takes castle back in time

A smartphone application launched at the castle this week allows it to be experienced as the bustling stately residence it was a century ago.
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Larnach descendant says 'I do'

A descendant of William Larnach had long dreamed she would be proposed to at Dunedin's Larnach Castle, but thought it would never actually happen.
Ghostly stories draw crowd to castle, Larnach Castle

Ghostly stories draw crowd to castle

A dark and stormy night complete with eerie blanket of fog provided the perfect atmosphere for a string of ghostly tales at Larnach Castle. Chris Morris, from the Otago Daily Times, reports ...

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