Monthly Archives: March 2012

Murder Mystery Dinner

Pen-y-bryn Lodge, the largest single-level timber residence in Australasia, with 123 years of history, seems the ideal place to organise a murder mystery evening. Last night, on an evening punctuated with the (rare for Oamaru) sound of a thunderstorm, a … Continue reading

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Sustainable Skills Courses Return to Oamaru

After the success of the Sustainable Skills Summer School this past January, the Sustainable Skills people are returning for an autumnal running of these fascinating and very useful courses for people interested in learning those basic skills that our forebears … Continue reading

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NOAC Flight

NOAC Flight, a set on Flickr. As luck would have it, today was a perfect day for a flight, and Sven Thelning needed two passengers to go along with a student who was doing a mountain flying module at the … Continue reading

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High Above Oamaru

The Oamaru area is an incredibly beautiful area from the ground, with stunning architecture, rolling green hills and pristine seashore. But it really comes into its own when viewed from above, giving you a vista over the Waitaki River and … Continue reading

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Alps2Ocean Bike Trail

Several years ago, the idea was mooted to establish a bike trail that would take cyclists from Mt Cook/Aoraki (New Zealand’s highest peak) to the Pacific Ocean at Oamaru Harbour through some of the South Island’s most beautiful countryside. New … Continue reading

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Peta Mathias is Coming to Oamaru!

Peta Mathias, the highly respected and much-published New Zealand chef, is coming to the Oamaru Opera House for a live performance on Wednesday, 21 March at 7pm. This is going to be an evening of storytelling, cooking, singing and, of … Continue reading

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Oamaru on Film!

A few weeks ago I tried to link to a video that was recently shot about the wonderful town of Oamaru, but it turns out the video was not yet available to the public. That has now been rectified, and … Continue reading

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