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Delve into Alma in New Zealand

Alma in the region of New Zealand (general) is a city in New Zealand - some 328 mi or ( 528 km ) South-West of Wellington , the country's capital .

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Current time in Alma is now 01:56 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Auckland " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Windsor, Wellington, Waianakarua, Richmond, and Pukeuri Junction. While being here, make sure to check out Windsor . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Alma ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Yellow Eyed Penguins Singing

0:30 min by lukyslot
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In this rare footage of the world's most endangered penguin species, the male penguin actually bursts into song! ..

MSL Trip October 2009

2:16 min by wheel5800
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Probably the last 15 seconds is the best - this is a bit of footage shot on Mainline Steam's tour trip in October. I was a passenger between Christchurch and Dunedin. These were taken on organised pho ..

Moeraki Boulders - Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand

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Moeraki Boulders and Oamaru Penguins Jamemorg's photos around Oamaru, New Zealand (travel pics)

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Interesting facts about this location

Weston, New Zealand

Weston is a township situated 5 km inland from Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand. It is regarded as one of the more affluent townships of the Waitaki District and had a population of 730 in the 2006 census. Weston has some of the largest sporting grounds in the Oamaru region, with the Weston Domain having a full size cricket oval, two football pitches and two rugby union fields, accompanied by a large pavilion and public garden/recreation area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -45.08 170.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Otago Region, Waitaki District

North Otago Astronomical Society Observatory

North Otago Astronomical Society's Observatory is situated in Stoke Street, Oamaru, New Zealand. The Society has a small but active membership, who meet on the first Monday of each month. Public nights are held at the observatory each Friday, weather permitting, during the first and last quarters of the Moon. However, the observatory is closed during the summer months. Each September, the Society hosts the Stargazers' Getaway weekend gathering at Camp Iona, Herbert, 15 minutes south of Oamaru.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -45.09 170.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Astronomical observatories in New Zealand

Cape Wanbrow

Cape Wanbrow is a rocky headland one kilometre to the south of Oamaru, New Zealand. A lighthouse on the cape guards the entrance to Oamaru Harbour. Cape Wanbrow was an important lookout point during the second world war and hosts gun emplacements and remains of old barracks. It is also home to a blue penguin colony, and rare yellow eyed penguins. NZ fur seals and the occasional elephant seal are found resting on the rocks.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -45.11 170.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Forts in New Zealand, Geography of the Otago Region, Headlands of New Zealand

St Joseph's School, Oamaru

St Joseph's School is a school in Oamaru, the largest town in North Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand. It was established by an order of Catholic nuns — Dominican Sisters — who started teaching in Oamaru in 1882.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -45.09 170.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Oamaru, Roman Catholic primary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Otago Region

Waitaki Girls' High School

Waitaki Girls' High School is a state high school for girls situated in Oamaru, on the East coast of New Zealand. It was founded in 1887, and presently has a roll of just over 400 girls from the ages of 13 to 18. It also has a boarding hostel which houses approximately 50 girls, including international students and tutors. The school uses a house system with four houses and respective colours: Burn (red), Ferguson (yellow), Gibson (green) and Wilson (blue).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -45.09 170.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1887, Girls' schools in New Zealand, Oamaru, Schools in the Otago Region, Secondary schools in New Zealand