Kōrero: Otago places

Roadside Stories: Ōamaru, whitestone city

The elegant buildings of Ōamaru were constructed from the local limestone, which is creamy in colour and easily carved. The town flourished from the 1880s, when an export trade in frozen meat developed at nearby Tōtara Estate farm.

Listen to a Roadside Story about Ōamaru. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Ōamaru', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35348/roadside-stories-oamaru-whitestone-city (accessed 9 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015