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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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Oamaru Blue Penguin Numbers for November

November is the last month of spring here in the Southern Hemisphere, and the little blue penguins are busy raising their chicks, which are getting bigger and bigger and need more and more food. This means that the parent penguins … Continue reading

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August Penguin Arrivals

August is the last month of winter here in New Zealand, and this year it was marked by several weeks of rainy weather combined with nighttime and morning fog. Turns out that the little blue penguins prefer to avoid the … Continue reading

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Oamaru Blue Penguin Report for February 2012

Rather than publish a daily update on the numbers of blue penguins arriving at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony each evening, I will instead try to publish a monthly update, giving a general picture of the penguins’ activity. As always, … Continue reading

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Penguin Report for 1 February 2012

The Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony releases a daily report on the number of blue penguins to return to their nests during a one-hour period after the arrival of the first penguin onto shore. During the evening of 1 February 2012, … Continue reading

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