U3A Okeover October Bus Trip. Historic: Glentunnel, Rakaia River Bridge, Methven Visitor Centre including the NZ Alpine & Agriculture Encounter

Date: Wednesday 11 th October

Time: The bus will leave at 9am from Bishopdale Mall Parking Area, returning
approx. 4 – 4.30 pm. Cost is $30 pp. This includes a light lunch at Methven.
Currently a 35-seater bus is booked.

1. Glentunnel: Includes a talk about the local area and its history. The
Museum has excellent displays. Following this we will have a brief drive
around village. Museum volunteers will be on hand to answer questions.

2. Rakaia River: Travel over the historic Rakaia River bridge, including
stopping and stepping off the bus to view the braided river.

3. Methven Visitor Centre: We will have lunch followed by a guided
viewing of the NZ Alpine & Agriculture Encounter.

We will return home via State Highway 1.

Booking sheets will be at the U3A front desk from Thursday 21st

Barrie and Caroline Greenwood