Early Settlers Hut
Situated one kilometre south-west of the township of Delegate on the Bonang Highway, the Early Settlers Hut is not only of unique local significance but has associations going back to the earliest establishment of European settlement in the colony.
The building is of the type erected by squatters in the mid-1840s when they were first given some form of permanent occupancy, and this hut undoubtedly dates from this period.
Historical information points to the hut being originally used as a manager's residence (the first manager being Mr Donald Ross). When first constructed, the hut was not as large as it is today.
The hut was restored using timbers obtained locally and worked with tools such as adzes and broad axes by local craftsmen practising a bygone era.
The hut is open every day.