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Ōamaru town and port, early 1900s

Ōamaru town and port, early 1900s

By the early 1900s Ōamaru’s days of rapid commercial expansion – a trademark of the town in the 1870s – were behind it. But the inheritance, in terms of buildings and port works, was substantial.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Ōamaru', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015