Continuing on from our last post about Tinwald, let’s now take a look at Tinwald’s popular and beloved Domain. The Tinwald Domain began as a mere suggestion made by John Grigg to the Ashburton County Council, to apply to the Government for a fifty acre recreation reserve in 1878. Fifty acres were not acquired, instead... Continue Reading →
Tinwald: Southern suburb or more than meets the eye?
Tinwald! Is it just a suburb, Ashburton’s little sibling or is it something much more? While the typical traveller passing through town along State Highway 1 might see Tinwald and Ashburton as one big place split in two by the river, us locals know that isn't the case... There's something different about Tinwald. In the... Continue Reading →