Monthly Archives: August 2013

New Kudos for Oamaru’s Pen-y-bryn Lodge

New Zealand’s tourism ratings agency, Qualmark, recently paid a visit to Oamaru’s Pen-y-bryn Lodge as part of its periodic inspection programme. Since opening under new owners James Glucksman and James Boussy in 2010, Pen-y-bryn has consistently been rated as a … Continue reading

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Taieri Rail Oamaru Outing

For the second year, the Taieri Gorge Railway will be making a special trip from Dunedin up to Oamaru on Saturday, 31 August, as part of an annual driver training exercise. The trip was so popular last year–with Oamaruvians riding … Continue reading

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Oamaru Wows TVNZ

The TVNZ nightly news programme Seven Sharp awarded Oamaru the distinction of being New Zealand’s sharpest town last month, and in recognition of that honour today they broadcast from Oamaru’s historic precinct. The show ended up being a great summary of … Continue reading

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Waitaki Wines Reviewed in Kia Ora Magazine

One of the nice things about flying on Air New Zealand is the opportunity to read their excellent in-flight magazine, Kia Ora. In it you can always count on reading about interesting things happening in New Zealand, as befits a magazine … Continue reading

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