Travel

Oamaru impresses Australian crime writer

Australian crime writer Robin Bowles was forced to spend an unplanned week in Oamaru and can't speak highly enough of the town and the...

Oamaru man to cycle from Perth to Sydney

An elderly man who has had a quadruple bypass leaves for Western Australia next week and intends to cycle from Perth to Sydney, and...

Author’s trip to Ireland fulfills dream

Oamaru author and historian David Harrowfield has fulfilled a life dream by going on a trip to Ireland. Mr Harrowfield, who is an expert on...

Historian celebrates Australia Day in the Antarctic

Oamaru author and historian David Harrowfield contacted the Oamaru Mail on Sunday evening by satellite phone to give readers another taste of his two-month...

Traveller loves life on the road

It has been almost 20 years since Jacques Sirat started his journey around the world, and in that time he has run about 21,000km,...

Minke whale, penguins join Antarctic expedition

It has been just over two weeks since Oamaru author and historian David Harrowfield set off on his two-month trip to Antarctica. Dr Harrowfield has...

Locals to be taken on inspirational journey

Oamaru residents have the chance to be inspired by one man's journey from the slums of Cape Town to the summit of Mt Everest. Mountaineer...

Renowned explorer bound for Antarctic

Oamaru historian and author David Harrowfield is off to Antarctica at the end of this week on what may be one of his last...
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