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Pen-y-bryn’s 2015 Gingerbread House Revealed

Continuing a tradition begun way back in 1997, James Glucksman and James Boussy, the owners of Oamaru’s luxury lodge, Pen-y-bryn, have revealed the gingerbread house that they have crafted as part of their Christmas decorations. Normally the pair model the gingerbread house … Continue reading

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Pen-y-bryn Lodge’s 2014 Gingerbread House Revealed

  Every year since 1997, James Boussy and James Glucksman of Oamaru’s luxury Pen-y-bryn Lodge have created a gingerbread house as part of their Christmas decorations. From a simple house-shaped version in that first year, the pair quickly progressed to … Continue reading

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Oamaru Book Published

Last year, New Zealand writer Paul Sorrell and photographer Graham Warman came for a visit to Oamaru to research a book they wanted to put together about our town and the colourful and people and beautiful buildings to be found here. During … Continue reading

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Pen-y-bryn Gingerbread House Revealed

#gigatownoamaru All of Oamaru–and several places beyond–wait with bated breath each year to learn what architectural landmark will be rendered in gingerbread by the owners of Pen-y-bryn, Oamaru’s luxury lodge. Their tradition of making a gingerbread likeness of some great … Continue reading

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Oamaru Christmas Parade 2013

The annual extravaganza that is the Oamaru Christmas Parade took place this morning in front of an enormous crowd that lined the streets of the town, and under bright blue skies and (relatively) warm sun. Having now attended four of … Continue reading

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Santa Comes to Oamaru

The annual Santa Parade was held in Oamaru this past Saturday (1 December) to kick off the holiday season in festive style. This parade has long been a highlight of the beginning of summer in this part of New Zealand, … Continue reading

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Pen-y-bryn Lodge’s Gingerbread House Unveiled!

For the past 15 years, James Glucksman and James Boussy have made a gingerbread house as part of their annual Christmas decorations. Inspired by a gingerbread house made by Martha Stewart, their first effort, in 1997, was based on the … Continue reading

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