Story: Landscapes – overview

Ōamaru

Ōamaru

The coastal town of Ōamaru sits on alluvial flats and gently rolling limestone country. Cape Wanbrow (upper left) protects the coast from southerly swells, so the town could develop a harbour – now used only by fishing boats.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - Otago', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13055/oamaru (accessed 24 January 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015