Oamaru is a charming seaside town between Christchurch and Dunedin. In the 1860’s it was a boomtown claiming to be bigger than Los Angeles but the town grew too fast and Wikipedia informs that,” by the time of the depression of the 1880s Oamaru had become the “best built and most mortgaged town in Australasia”.
We stayed at the North Star Motel, not the smartest place to look at but the restaurant served the most delicious rump of Lamb.
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