“Not in these modern days would you get a chance to do a building like this.”

Ever since Dot Smith was a little girl, she had dreamed of owning her own castle. She held that dream throughout a life of hard work and, with her family backing her all the way, Riverstone Castle now stands at Oamaru.

In this third and episode, Dot Smith guides Melanie Reid and Newsroom through Riverstone Castle as it nears completion after a lifetime of dreaming, and years of work.

Tour Dot’s castle your way:

Melanie Reid is Newsroom's lead investigations editor.

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