Food

New ice cream creation has medicinal flavour

If the idea of an ice cream based on medicine containing cod liver oil and creosote makes you turn green, Oamaru ice cream entrepreneur...

Gardener picked for royal assignment

A local vegetable grower has once again been picked to provide food for the upcoming royal visit. Kakanui resident Jim O'Gorman, who is well known...

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...

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...

27m saveloy for TV show

A small piece of Oamaru history has been revisited in the town, although it could be described as big in some terms. Long established Oamaru...

Commercial deer cheese another step closer

Commercially producing cheese from deer's milk has come a step closer for Oamaru's Whitestone Cheese. As of last week the company had produced four trial...

Passionate chef excited about new challenge

A surprise encounter has led to Pen-y-bryn Lodge hiring their first chef after she walked up to their door two weeks ago. Pen-y-bryn Lodge co-owners...

Dot’s castle becoming famous

Interest in the castle taking shape at Riverstone north of Oamaru has been phenomenal, says Dot Smith, the woman behind the project. "The public interest...

Restaurant chalks up another win

An Oamaru restaurant has won a prestigious food award for the third year in a row. Northstar Restaurant received the 2014 Excellence Award from Beef...

Sailing into quieter waters

Christmas Day will have an added significance for the Marje and Doug Familton. They will be hosting their 15th and last Christmas dinner at the...

Famous chef has Oamaruvian roots

An international celebrity chef's love of cooking began at a young age while watching his grandparents cook in Oamaru. Jason Roberts was born in Oamaru...

Locals flock to support food drive

Oamaru is "the most generous community in New Zealand", Oamaru Foodbank manager Archdeacon Bernard Wilkinson says. His comments come after the unprecedented success of Monday...

A cathedral made of gingerbread…

Pen-y-bryn Lodge's annual gingerbread house is going back to its British roots this year with an English cathedral. The gingerbread house was made to represent...

Paddy reflects on 50 years at Pukeuri

For Paddy, Pukeuri is all about the people. Paddy Ford went to work at the Pukeuri freezing works at age 14. Now aged 70, he’s still...

Donate food to Toot for Tucker drivers

If you hear cars honking their horns at night next Monday, do not panic. There is not a traffic jam and no one wants you...
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