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Oamaru Recognised as Steampunk Capital

During this past autumn’s annual Steampunk Festival (to take place again in 2017 during 1-5 June) the celebrants decided to try for a Guinness World Record–most Steampunks gathered in a single place. The attempt was very popular, with many dozens … 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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More on Steampunk

This morning I was in the Historic Precinct chatting with a friend who mentioned that she had found an incredible blog that had talked about a visit to Oamaru during the recent Rugby World Cup. The blogger has a great … Continue reading

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Steampunk

Oamaru is very well known for its colonies of penguins and its intact Victorian streetscapes, but it is also becoming renowned for something bit more out of the ordinary, and that really plays up the Victorian heritage for something that … Continue reading

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