More than 50 stallholders will attend a lifestyle expo in
Oamaru next Sunday, October 19.
The work of a group of Oamaru people with a passion for
textiles is intriguing tourists exploring Oamaru's historic
precinct. They include Chantel Jones and her partner Mike
Anderson, who moved from Auckland three years ago, as Sally
The home of the cure-all elixir Lane's Emulsion - remembered
for the slogan "it's famous because it's good" - is now home
to Dutch baker Ed Balsink.
Te Kuiti shearer James Fagan - fresh from success at the
Merino Shears last weekend - will be back in action at the
Waimate Shears on Saturday.
Waitaki Development Board chief executive Mark Jurisich is
leaving Oamaru this month for a new job on the West Coast.
Tribal dance, drumming and singing will soon come together
in Oamaru's "Spirit of Spring" extravaganza. Sally Rae
GLENAVY: Alexandra couple Bruce and Ngaire McSkimming say
they are reaping their Wild Oats - not sowing them.
Oamaru teenager Laura Grundy has people flocking to her for
advice on what brand of energy efficient light-bulb to buy.
When Daniela Gonzalez arrived in New Zealand, unable to speak
English, she joked the only sounds she heard in the rural
Canterbury countryside were cows mooing.
One of Oamaru's most prominent homesteads celebrates 50 years
as a functions centre this month.
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