Friends of the Janet Frame House

Friends of the Janet Frame House

Celebrate, share and understand Frame's life and work, support the upkeep of the house, value and appreciate her memory. Be Good Company -


By introducing a new generation into the world of Frame's words and home life while still presenting a world where "an imagination that would inhabit a world of fact, descend like a shining light upon the ordinary life of Eden Street..."

The house restoration that creates a venue for Frame's memory. The Trust presents creative writing workshops for secondary school and creative writing students and public events. It contributes to the heritage and culture of Oamaru and New Zealand by presenting a distinctive tourist experience, that is in keeping with the style and memory of Frame.

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Tanya on 05 Apr 2022
Peter on 18 Jan 2022
We visited the house 4 years ago. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there. We hope to visit again in the future. Thanks for all the work you do.
Karen Ross
Karen Ross on 17 Jan 2022
Proud to be a supporter
Sarah on 16 Nov 2021
Tanya on 11 Feb 2021

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