Entertainment

Mayor delighted by road show’s return

After enthralling children and adults alike, mobile science laboratory Lab-In-A-Box will return to Oamaru these school holidays. Lab-In-A-Box, built in a 20-foot shipping container, comes...

Set for Grainstore gig

An Australian singer-songwriter will swap the bright lights of Melbourne for the more intimate surroundings of Oamaru next weekend. James Kenyon is playing at the...

Oamaru link to play

North Otago theatre-goers have been encouraged to head south to see a play written by a man who made a big impact during his...

Farmer promises more horror

Studholme is an unlikely place for a visitor attraction. But thanks to farmer Rory Foley, that is exactly what it has become each summer since...

Stadium is on track – Stage one of Waimate Event Centre...

Construction of the Waimate Event Centre is progressing well, according to a report from the company undertaking the project. Thompson Construction and Engineering has been...

Entries down but great show assured

After a bumper year celebrating their 150th anniversary, entries are down for this year's North Otago A&P show, which is to be held this...

Festival a success in spite of cool weather

Cloudy weather and a spot of rain may have discouraged some from attending the Oamaru Wine and Food Festival yesterday, but those who went...

Scout strives to keep film crews rolling in

Location scout Clayton Tikao has been so impressed with what North Otago has to offer, he intends on trying to bring more film crews...

North Otago sunflowers attract film crew

The sunflowers of North Otago have attracted a film crew to the region to make a soft drink commercial for Japanese television. Curious Film NZ...

Palmerston A&P show numbers down on last year

Hundreds attended the 131st Palmerston Waihemo A&P Show at the Palmerston Showgrounds on Saturday but the numbers were down on the previous year. Secretary Heather...

Car glitz and glamour hits town

Classic cars from all over New Zealand were rumbling around North Otago roads over the weekend as part of the Oamerican & Allcomers Car...

Show day set to be one of biggest

This Saturday, the gates will open on the 131st Palmerston Waihemo A&P show, an event organisers say is shaping up to be one of...

Festival returns with a strong local focus

After not being held last year, the Oamaru Wine and Food Festival is back and promising a fun-filled day on Sunday, February 16. Festival coordinator...

Popular young talent comes to town

The young girl who touched the hearts of thousands around the country during the last season of New Zealand's Got Talent will be performing...

Devoy to attend Waitaki concert

Planning is under way for the Waitaki Multicultural Council’s annual concert, and this year race relations commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is set to attend. Event...
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