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Plans afoot for New Year’s Eve celebrations in Oamaru

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Waitaki District Council Events Coordinator Hayley Cusiel today confirmed she was in the planning stages of a New Year’s Eve event to be staged in the harbour area of Ōamaru and hosted by Council and supporting partners.

The free family-friendly event, Party at the Harbour would be held from 6PM to 12PM on December 31st in the area between Scotts Brewery and Harbour Street with a line up which will include local bands, children’s entertainers, an MC; face painting, kid’s activities and plenty to eat: making it a fun event for the entire community.

Mayor for Waitaki, Gary Kircher said, "We ran a New Year’s celebration two years ago, intending for it to be an annual event, and now that we have an events coordinator on board, we can make that happen. We have a variety of entertainments planned, food stalls etc. and the idea is that it be fun for the whole family. We warmly invite people to join together in welcoming in 2020."

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