Monthly Archives: December 2011

Oamaru is for Car Enthusiasts

As a kid growing up, I used to love cars. I built model cars of all varieties, and read up on as many classic cars as I could. I used to pester my father to take me to auto shows, … Continue reading

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Penny Farthing Tour of NZ

I’m sure you have seen a penny farthing bicycle, though perhaps you did not know it was called that. Or perhaps you call them “ordinary” or “high” bicycles. In any event, they are those rather unusual-looking bicycles with a huge … Continue reading

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Looking for Peace on Earth? Come to Oamaru

With all the natural disasters that have befallen the world in 2011, both in NZ and beyond, it’s not surprising that many people are concerned that their holiday destination should be as safe from volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc, as possible. … Continue reading

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Oamaru is For Gourmets

North Otago, of which Oamaru is the largest town, and which includes the Waitaki District, is one of New Zealand’s prime agricultural areas, with countless producers growing some of the country’s finest vegetables and raising some of the best meats. … Continue reading

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