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Larnach's ghost laid to rest for another year at winter ball

25/07/2017
High spirits and hot haggis were the ticket at Larnach Castle this weekend for the annual Cadbury winter ball.
Ready for a Long, Spooky Night - the Otago Daily Times, Larnach Castle

Ready for a Long, Spooky Night - the Otago Daily Times

20/06/2017
Sometimes the imagination is more effective than the latest special effects at furnishing ghost stories. That is why storyteller Brian McNeill says there will be no spooky artificial sights or sounds added tomorrow night, when about 70 people celebrate the longest night of 2017 by listening to Victorian ghost stories at Larnach Castle.
Larnach Castle named a Top NZ Landmark, Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle named a Top NZ Landmark

25/05/2017
Tripadvisor has named New Zealand's top 10 landmarks for 2017, with Larnach Castle coming in at 5th place.
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Otago Peninsula: high teas, wild seas and Larnach Castle's tragic history

29/03/2017
As I dine by candlelight in New Zealand's only castle, with a chill wind whistling and moonlit clouds scuttering across the sky outside, I learn of a tragic and scandalous history to rival any Gothic romance.
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Amazing Wildlife on Otago Peninsulia

16/03/2017
The Amazing Wildlife of Otago Peninsula
The Barker family Celebrate 50 years at Larnach Castle, Larnach Castle

The Barker family Celebrate 50 years at Larnach Castle

10/03/2017
The Barker Family celebrate 50 years at Larnach Castle
50 years at Larnach Castle, Larnach Castle

50 years at Larnach Castle

03/03/2017
Stuff.co.nz: The King and Queen of the castle: 50 years at Larnach Castle.
ODT: Half a century of stewardship, Larnach Castle

ODT: Half a century of stewardship

04/02/2017
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.
Look what turned up for dinner, Larnach Castle

Look what turned up for dinner

19/01/2017
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

09/11/2016
Kiwi Living's Tony Murrell visits the gardens at Larnach Castle.
Dunedin: Pokemon-Go Capital, Larnach Castle

Dunedin: Pokemon-Go Capital

18/08/2016
“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

22/07/2016
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

01/07/2016
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

14/04/2016
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

01/01/2016
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

04/09/2015
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

24/11/2013
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'

04/02/2013
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

21/06/2012
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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