Monthly Archives: September 2013

Oamaru Cookbook Collection on “Eat Your Books”

Do you like cookbooks? A lot of people do, and if you like cookbooks, and have a lot of them, then you may run across a little problem–how to remember what cookbook has what recipes, and which one has an … Continue reading

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Chicago Takes Oamaru by Storm

The production of the musical Chicago at the Oamaru Opera House opened last night to a packed house and critical acclaim. The show is produced by the Oamaru Operatic Society, and the performers are almost all locals who have ‘regular’ jobs by … Continue reading

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Support for Oamaru’s Penguins from English Schoolgirl

Many visitors from around the world come to Oamaru and enjoy a visit to our two penguin colonies, the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony and the nearby Yellow-Eyed Penguin Colony. The nightly sight of these penguins returning from the sea to … Continue reading

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Chicago Flash Mobs the Oamaru Farmers’ Market

Shoppers this past weekend at the weekly Oamaru Farmers’ Market were treated to a surprise visit by some of the cast of the upcoming production of Chicago by the Oamaru Operatic Society. The show, featuring talented Oamaruvians from all walks of life, … Continue reading

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Adventure Aaron Films in Waitaki

Aaron Carotta, also known as “Adventure Aaron” was in the Waitaki District this weekend filming an episode of his new television show, “Catch and Cook”. In this series, Aaron travels the world and takes on challenges from chefs to hunt … Continue reading

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