Monthly Archives: July 2013

Oamaru is Sharpest!

New Zealand’s TV One’s Seven Sharp programme had a competition last week to select the country’s “sharpest town”. The competition was stiff, pitting five of the country’s most interesting, beautiful and charming towns against each other for this coveted title. … Continue reading

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Haere mai ki Te Oha-a-Maru!

…or “Welcome to Oamaru” in Maori. Today marks the end of New Zealand’s annual Te Reo Maori week, celebrating the Maori language, and this year the Waitaki District was one of six districts around the country to showcase the Maori … Continue reading

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