International Year of the Child Time Capsule

On Friday 24 October 2014 Waratah-Wynyard Mayor Robby Walsh opened a time capsule that was buried outside Council in 1979.

The time capsule contained a number of items from the time, which was buried to commemorate the International Year of the Child.

Contents of the capsule were on display at Council until Thursday 30 October 2014, with new items added.

Instructions inside the capsule were to rebury it along with items from 2014, which occurred Friday 31 October 2014.
 
The capsule is to be exhumed in another 35 years on Monday 25 October 2049.
 
Audio from a cassette that was in the capsule has been digitised and made available here https://soundcloud.com/waratahwynyard/time-capsule-side-one and here https://soundcloud.com/waratahwynyard/time-capsule-side-two
 
Images from the opening of the time capsule and objects from 1979 and 2014 are available here https://www.flickr.com/photos/waratah-wynyard/sets/72157649030463992/
 
For more information please contact Council on 6443 8333.
 
 
Waratah Wynyard Council
21 Saunders Street : PO Box 168, Wynyard TAS 7325
Phone (03) 6443 8333 : Fax (03) 6443 8383 : Email: council@warwyn.tas.gov.au
Page URL: http://www.warwyn.tas.gov.au/page.aspx?u=584