New Book on Oamaru and the Waitaki Released

IMG_0029Oamaru and the Waitaki District are easily among the most beautiful parts of New Zealand (in our humble opinion), yet there has not been a corresponding volume of books on the area available for visitors or locals to purchase. Fortunately for them, the owners of Pen-y-bryn Lodge have taken it upon themselves to address the situation, and have released a 100-page volume to fill this gap.

The book, which they have titled simply Oamaru and the Waitaki: Home to Historic Pen-y-bryn Lodge, is full of stunning photography that they mostly shot themselves, together with a short history of the district and descriptions of the area’s distinctive features. At the rear of the book they provide a brief history of Pen-y-bryn itself, together with a photographic tour of several of the estate’s rooms, all culminating with a few recipes that their guests have asked them to share.

Copies of the book are available for sale for $40 at Pen-y-bryn as well as at several businesses in Oamaru (including Oamaru Paper Plus, Steam Café, Presence on Harbour, Art on Tyne and the Oamaru i-Site), and an electronic version is available for purchase through the Apple iBooks store as well.

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3 Responses to New Book on Oamaru and the Waitaki Released

  1. Hi James, Book sounds great. Love the cover. We will pick one up from Paper Plus

    Cheers Karen

    Karen Tweed 021 1908875 karen@rivert.co.nz http://www.rivertestate.co.nz Facebook Instagram Twitter @rivertwines

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  2. Good fortune with your publication of ¨Oamaru and the Waitaki District¨.
    (I was going to say luck but with the great pictures and text there is no luck involved :-))

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