Monthly Archives: April 2012

Autumn in New Zealand

While those of us who live here know that Oamaru is a year-round destination, with things to do and to see at all times of the year, many overseas visitors (and even some domestic ones) focus their travels to Oamaru … Continue reading

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The Oamaru Farmers’ Market Moves Indoors

When the Oamaru Farmers’ Market commenced trading in September 2011, the initial plan was to operate only during the more clement months of the year (September through March). But the popularity of the market, both with the public and the … Continue reading

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Waitaki as the Next Hot “Cool” Wine

Robert Giorgione, a British-based wine writer, recently wrote on his blog about Waitaki wines, asking whether this small wine region in the middle of nowhere (as he puts it…) could be the next hot “cool” wine region to hit the … Continue reading

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Oamaru Blue Penguin Report for March 2012

A quick glance at the chart to the left tracking the nightly blue penguin arrivals at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony shows that this is a very tumultuous month for penguin viewing here. The cause of this is the annual … Continue reading

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