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Plenty of Victorian literature delights

Tickets are on sale today for Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations events from November 11-15. "The challenges of the pandemic have meant that there has been...

Opera house invites you to ‘Chicago’

The Oamaru Opera House is hosting its "first large event" at Alert Level 2 next week. It is inviting people to watch the movie Chicago...

Event moves from winter to spring

The Midwinter Night's Dream market event planned for tonight has had a seasonal change, and now will be a Spring Night's Dream, due to...

Band not afraid to be confronting

Devilskin - roast chicken for the soul. Lisa Scott talks to bassist Paul Martin before the red-bearded rockers' Oamaru gig next month. A man who...

There was an aspiring poet . . .

There once was a limerick contest Convened to elicit the finest That locals could write Of their district, then skite They had triumphed in jest or in earnest. In...

Pop-up shop hosts Bookarama sale

Bookarama is back. The Rotary Club of Oamaru's annual book sale was to be held in May, but was postponed in March due to Covid-19. "But...

Call for keen midwinter swimmers

The call is going out to all hardy souls and water lovers, to don the togs or whacky costumes for this weekend's midwinter swim. The...

Opera House open and packed with talent

Oamaru Opera House staff are delighted to invite everyone to a new line-up of entertainment. "We're so glad to be open again and we've got...

Market with a ‘whole different feel’

It's a little Shakespeare, a little Venetian and very Oamaru. Next month, Harbour St will host a Midwinter Night's Dream market event, complete with stalls,...

Mamma mia! It’s ICAN

An Oamaru performing arts group is taking its Abba-inspired show to the St Kevin's College auditorium on Sunday. The ICAN Academy is presenting Super Troopers,...

Unique way celebrate Poetry Day

Poetry Rocks. Whether that is a statement of fact or a name for decorated stones is a matter of interpretation. And that's quite appropriate, because Waitaki...

Everybody should ride a train

Fifty years ago, it would have been strange for someone to have never travelled by train. These days, it is not uncommon, and Oamaru Steam...

Laughter is the best medicine

A good laugh might be just what the doctor ordered to break up these long, dark winter nights, according to a visiting comedic quartet. Dan...

Trail ride still strong after 20 years

From humble beginnings, the Danseys Pass Trail Ride has developed a lot over the past 20 years. The annual event, based at Bushy Creek Rd, near Duntroon,...

Police side to take on Valley women

Phoebe Dundass hopes the annual cricket fixture between a local women's team and Oamaru police will continue next year. The 17-year-old, who has organised the...
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