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So Much is New in Oamaru!

It has been ages since my last post–for which I can only offer humble apologies!–but there has been a lot going on in what has been, for us at least, the busiest tourist season in years. So, what’s new? Let’s … Continue reading

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Harbour Street Jazz Festival Returns!

The Oamaru Harbour Street Jazz Festival will be taking place this coming weekend, 21-23 March, at several venues across Oamaru’s Historic Precinct. This is a great opportunity to hear some fantastic music in some of New Zealand’s most beautiful buildings … Continue reading

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Oamaru on Fire!

Hot on the heels of an amazingly successful first run last May, Oamaru is looking forward to the second annual Oamaru on Fire celebration on Queen’s Birthday Weekend (31 May 2013). This event brings pyrotechnics, music, food, and fun to … Continue reading

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Dame Kiri Takes Oamaru by Storm

After nearly six months of anticipation, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa arrived in Oamaru on 26 March in preparation of her performance at the Oamaru Opera House the following evening. In case you’re not familiar with Dame Kiri, she has been … Continue reading

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Steampunk Victorian Picnic in Oamaru

As the undisputed Steampunk and Victorian capital of New Zealand, Oamaru is without doubt the perfect place to host a Victorian Steam Powered Picnic (and Tree Octopus Hunt). This first-of-its-kind event will take place on 17 February between 11am and … Continue reading

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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Coming to Oamaru!

One of the world’s leading operatic performers, the New Zealand-born Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, is known to music lovers around the world as much for her beautiful soprano voice as for the work she does to help young singers develop … Continue reading

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