Monthly Archives: June 2014

Steampunk Festival Hits Oamaru

The Queen’s Birthday Weekend is the unofficial beginning of winter in New Zealand, but in Oamaru it is also the official Steampunk Festival weekend, when this historic and beautiful town becomes the destination for hundreds of outlandishly dressed people from all over … Continue reading

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Oamaru on Fire Sets Town Alight

For the third year running, the Queen’s Birthday weekend in Oamaru kicked off with a bang with the Oamaru on Fire festival. This nighttime event takes place in the historic centre of Oamaru on Harbour Street, with all sorts of … Continue reading

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