Preparing for 2016 Steampunk NZ Festival? We are! 2 - 6th June 2016, Oamaru, New Zealand. 

Rooms are already booked and I know of at least 3 teapots being prepared for the inaugural world championship Splendid Teapot Racing, one from Australia! Be in for your place.

Ambassador Motor Lodge, and Empire Backpackers are active supporters of the Steampunk NZ Festival every year. They offer wonderful friendly and reasonably priced accommodation.

Pen y bryn Lodge has an outstanding reputation and experience for those with a taste for splendour.

Visit Oamaru has other options for accommodation.

 Teapot Racing - Inaugural World Championships

Writers Workshop 


Winners of the 2015 Steampunk NZ Festival Fashion Show


Vodafone, Supreme Winner for 2015 is Garnet Quiggley as Madame Dee Wrinkel, Cosmetologist. She won the Working Wear Category as and is seen here receiving the supreme award from International Guest judge, Dave Lee. 


Mrs Hudson (The Younger) and Colonel, Sir Julius Hawthorne collecting tea krakens "For Science!" and HRH Queen Victoria. They won the Adventurer/Explorer category.


Michelle Webb won the Evening Wear with Fairie d'Absythe.


 The Working Wear was won by Irene Sparks, Miss Pink Eraser as The Bookiness.


Sharon Gaynor as Aedammair Drake the dragon saver, was runner up in the Scientist/Inventor category.

Yet another witty and inventive entry from Tony Somerville as Rev Rocket in his rocket cart which he actually turns into a cart and sits in at the pull of a handle. The audience loved him and he took the audience choice with ease.

The Premier Steampunk event of the Southern Hemisphere is based in the Steampunk capital, Oamaru, New Zealand. 


Steampunk NZ Festival MC Montague Jacques Fromage

The 2014 Steampunk Festival was a very special event. Scroll down the fb page to get a good look at what happened


Please support these wonderful businesses whenever you come to Oamaru

The Bridge Cafe

  Housekeepers Design

Lavish Soap Mainstreet Music Ltd

Short Black Cafe, Thames St. Star and Garter, Itchen St, Steam Cafe, Thames St,

The Roost Cafe


Are you aware that there are many New Zealand Steampunk groups?

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