from the award winning team at the Oamaru Mail and the Otago Daily Times
Victorian Heritage Grand Parade
Photos from the Victorian Heritage Grand Parade, Oamaru, Saturday, November 19.
Victorian heritage celebration full of life, fun and colour
Otago Daily Times photographer Stephen Jaquiery captured some of the action from the Victorian Fete in Oamaru yesterday.
Planting programme regenerates Lake Ohau Village
Native seedlings are thriving in pots and planters around Lake Ohau village thanks to residents who attended a propagation workshop earlier this year.
Victorian celebrations turn back clock
Oamaru entered a time machine over the weekend. The Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations returned this year after Covid-19 forced a cancellation in 2021.
Victorian heritage festival highlights Scottish connection
Nicola Temby was just a young girl when she attended her first Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations, fascinated by the costumes and confused as to how the penny-farthings worked with different-sized wheels.
Call for council to sort out Oamaru's gull problem
Red-billed seagulls inhabiting the centre of Oamaru have once again drawn the ire of the public and the council is being called upon to prevent nesting next year.
Dog kills little blue penguin at Ōamaru Harbour
Waitaki District Council is reminding dog owners to keep their pets on a lead after a little blue penguin (kororā) was killed by a dog at Ōamaru Harbour on Sunday.
Call for care after dog kills blue penguin
Waitaki District Council and the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony are reminding pet owners of their obligations around Oamaru Harbour after a blue penguin was killed by a dog at the harbour last weekend.
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Opinion: Ticketmaster must fall – and Taylor Swift fans could bring it down
Forget The Beatles versus the Stones, Beyoncé versus Adele, or Blur versus Oasis. The music industry looks set for its greatest ever battle: Swifties versus Ticketmaster.Swifties are Taylor Swift fans, and it's safe to say many...
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