The Lawrence Chinese Camp Charitable Trust was established in 2002 by Dr James Ng, the founding Chairman and now patron of the Camp. Click here to read Dr Ng's bio.
Purpose of the Trust
The purpose of the Trust is to:
Administer the Lawrence Chinese Camp site, its buildings and its adjacent land.
Restore, preserve and sustain the Lawrence Chinese Camp site, its buildings, its heritage and its history.
Develop the Lawrence Chinese Camp site and the adjacent land to complement it, for the education and enjoyment of local residents, students, researchers, and domestic and international visitors.
Align and coordinate the development of the Lawrence Chinese Camp site with the development of the Lawrence township, the Tuapeka District and Otago region, in the public interest.
Preserve, develop and interpret the Lawrence Chinese Camp site consistent with the policies of the Historic Places Trust.
Promote knowledge and education about the pioneer history of the Cantonese Chinese in the Camp, Otago and New Zealand through preserving and promoting the provenance of the site.
Join in on research into the history of gold mining in Lawrence and the Tuapeka District, without restricting the scope of the foregoing.
Occupation: Image consultant
Vice-Chair, New Zealand Chinese Heritage Research Charitable Trust,
Advisor, Immigration New Zealand-Queenstown Lakes District Council Welcoming Communities Advisory Group
Occupation: Occupational Health Nurse and business owner
Covid Immunisation Coordinator for Te Whatu Ora Southern
Treasurer for the Otago-Southland Occupational Health Nursing Association
Occupation: Farm owner, business person
Tuapeka Matariki Event Organiser
Administrator for the Tuapeka Aquatic Centre
Occupation: Farmer, Clutha District Council Councillor (Lawrence-Tuapeka) from 2004 to 2019
Chair of St Patrick's Parish Council
Treasurer of NZ Century Farm and Station Awards
Lawrence Rugby Club committee member (and Life Member)
Simpson Park Sporting Complex committee member
Tuapeka Water Scheme committee member
Chair, Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board
Tuapeka Water Scheme committee
St John's Ambulance committee
Lawrence Golf Club committee
Occupation: Farmer, Director of Bellamy Station Ltd, Partner of Cotton Brothers Partnership
Chairman, Lawrence and Cultural Heritage Trust
Chairman, Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute
Chairman, Tuapeka Rural Water Scheme
Director, Rugby at Lawrence Football Club
Founding committee member, New Zealand Century Farm and Station Awards
Trustee, Waipori Goldfields Charitable Trust
President, Lawrence Sunday Golfers