Omatua

Omatua

Photo caption –

“Mr & Mrs Woodward, caretaker-gardener, Omatua, Rissington”

Omatua

Photo caption –

“Caretaker-gardener’s cottage, Omatua, Rissington, late 1920s”

Omatua Girl Guide Camp

Omatua Girl Guide Camp at Rissington

From GirlGuiding Hawke’s Bay website –

“The historic homestead of Omatua, built in 1861, was generously gifted by the Absolom family to GirlGuiding Hawke’s Bay in 1961. Unfortunately, in 1979 the original homestead needed to be replaced, however it was been replaced with a modern complex, giving Omatua a new beginning. Facilities include meeting rooms, accommodation, redeveloped picturesque gardens and camping areas.

Since then,