Health and safety requirements to ensure visitor and volunteer safety while working on site

$75 of $50,000 goal
Given by 3 generous donors in around 5 months

To construct viewing platforms around the Historic Sawmill and other safety requirements for visitor and volunteer safety.


The Historic Sawmill is operational but requires further upgrading to ensure the health and safety of visitors and volunteers while working around the sawmill and on the heritage site.

Bushtown (Waimate) Inc's involvement (page creator)

The Bushtown (Waimate) Inc committee are responsible for the safety of visitors and volunteers to the heritage site.

About us

Bushtown Heritage Site is a visitor attraction recreating the mighty Tōtara tree forest, bushman's huts, early Edwardian township "Main Street", a working steam operated vintage sawmill and a miniature steam train rail under development

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Latest donations

N Batstone
N Batstone on 22 Jan 2016
Laurie Forestry Ltd
Laurie Forestry Ltd on 27 Dec 2015
Donated from Lyttelton Port Company gift voucher
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 24 Dec 2015

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This campaign started on 23 Dec 2015 and ended on 31 May 2016.