Victorian Precinct

Precinct ‘of world heritage significance’

The possibility of Oamaru's Victorian Precinct becoming a World Heritage Site will be examined when Auckland conservation architect Bruce Petry gives a lecture in...

Cure Kids fundraisers hit town for unique challenge

Twenty-three teams of two are making their way from Auckland to Queenstown over three days, with only $10 in their pockets, to raise money...

Precinct in Aussie car ad

Oamaru's Victorian Precinct and countryside has hit Australian TV screens, as the backdrop for a Holden advertisement. Filmed last month, for Holden's latest mid-size sedan,...

Releif as heritage buildings get reprieve

Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson said his visit to Oamaru in May "certainly" influenced the Government's changes to the policy of strengthening earthquake-prone...

Camera footage to capture vandals

The Waitaki District Council is hoping CCTV footage will identify the culprits linked to a string of damage near the harbour. Lights and drainage pipes...

Harbour St recent vandal victim

Harbour Street's Whisky Bar is the latest victim of vandalism after a number of plants were destroyed on Wednesday night. New Zealand Company Cellar Door...

End of an era for precinct

After 30 years, the crafts market in the Victorian Precinct is no more. Yesterday, stallholders set up their tables and shelves for the last time,...

Film-friendly Oamaru backdrop for Aussie ad

Oamaru's Victorian Precinct will hit Australian TV screens next month as the backdrop for an advertisement. While the details can not be released, a spokeswoman...

Warehouse upgrade touted to help tourism

The Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust has announced that the Connell and Clowes warehouse will receive an upgrade. Trust chairman Marcus Brown said that the...

New brewery for Victorian Precinct

Oamaru is set to have a new brewery, the first since prohibition was declared in the early 1900s and the town's last brewery was...

New brewery for Victorian Precinct

Oamaru is set to have a new brewery, the first since prohibition was declared in the early 1900s and the town's last brewery was...
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