Heritage

Surprise planned to mark National Lamb Day

National Lamb Day is being marked at Totara Estate on Sunday, though how exactly the occasion is being recognised is a surprise, organisers say. The...

Station to open for viewing

Have you always wanted to look inside the Oamaru Railway Station? If you do, you're in luck. To coincide with the Taieri Gorge Railways bringing a...

Contest aims to snap precinct

Oamaruvians and tourists alike are being encouraged to get out their cameras and snap their best shots of the precinct before Friday. The Oamaru Whitestone Civic...

Settlement following kiln damage

Heritage New Zealand has settled with Oamaru company Mitchell & Webster Limited following damage to two of North Otago's most iconic stone structures at...

Fete organisers pleased with attendance

Victorian Fete organisers were pleased with the attendance of 5000 at this year's fete which puts in on par with previous years. The event was...

Balloon light burning bright

NIGHT GLOW: Calm weather meant the night glow, which was held as part of the Victorian Heritage Celebrations, at Takaro Park on Saturday was...

Heritage Celebrations officially under way

The Victorian Heritage Celebrations officially got underway yesterday. The Waitaki Valley Singers performed a variety of songs for an audience at St Paul's Church, while...

Heritage celebrations to be a hit

This year's Victorian Heritage Celebrations are set to go off without a hitch today despite a dismal weather forecast. The event, which has the theme...

Food features in this year’s heritage celebrations

Safari suppers, alfresco affairs, high teas and soirees all feature on the programme for the Victorian Heritage Celebrations being held in November this year. Wendy...

Clarks Mill’s fate rests with Heritage NZ

Long-time supporters of Clarks Mill at Maheno are waiting to hear a decision from Heritage New Zealand on the future direction of the mill. The...

Trust committed to the best Harbour St option – Garvan

The Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust is committed to finding the best option for Harbour St given low tourist numbers five months of the year,...

New trust chairman looks for vibrancy in precinct

Everyone believes in the dream - that's why we are there, was the phrase used by the new chairman of the Whitestone Civic Trust,...

Harbour Street traffic control favoured

The majority of the public at Wednesday night's Harbour St meeting support traffic calming of some kind on the street. When the meeting was asked...

Fresh plan for Harbour St ‘needed’

A public meeting on Wednesday should go some ways to establishing a consensus on what the community wants to happen to the Victorian precinct,...

Project on track after long delay

The Oamaru Steam and Rail Restoration Society is returning to its roots with a plan to restore the historic Fowler locomotive. A well-known staple of...
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