Teschemakers has potential to be a top-rated destination

Teschemakers Resort that is now operating as accommodation, a wedding venue and conference centre, has been sold.  The new owners of Teschemakers Resort believe it has “great potential” to become a top-rated destination in New Zealand.  More details from a recent article… The former Catholic girls’ boarding school-turned accommodation, wedding venue and conference centre, south of Oamaru, was listed for sale by Bayleys Metro Dunedin in November.  This month, real estate agent Robin Hyndman confirmed the property had been bought by Auckland couple Vincent Teoh and Renee Chong.  In a joint statement to the Otago Daily Times, Mr Teoh and Ms Chong said they were “excited” to take over the property in April. “When we first saw Teschemakers, we were impressed with its significant historical aspect, grandeur and tranquillity,” they said. They would work closely with the local community to preserve Teschemakers’ beauty and make it “an important, thriving landmark in Oamaru”.  “We look forward to collaborating with the community and we are open to suggestions and ideas on how Teschemakers could complement other attractions and hospitality venues in Oamaru.”  They would continue to operate it as an accommodation venue for international and domestic tourists, and market it as a wedding and event venue for locals. “At the same time, there is still lots of building infrastructure to support successful operations as a large function centre, perhaps even [an] overseas meetings venue for corporate or school groups visiting New Zealand.” Mr Teoh and Ms Chong would continue with the previous owner’s plans to expand Teschemakers’
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