Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ghost Stories

Oamaru today is a peaceful town that few would suspect had a rather bawdy and racy history. Back in its heyday in the 1800s, Oamaru in fact had the largest number of banks of any town in the Southern Hemisphere … Continue reading

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April Penguin Numbers

As the chart above shows, April has seen a dramatic increase in the penguin arrivals at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony. This is normal in April, since by now the moult is over, so the penguins are able to return … Continue reading

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