2020’s Janet Frame House Author – Shortlisted for Ockham’s

Shayne Carter's memoir is shortlisted for our most prestigious book awards -  New Zealand Ockham Book Awards 2020. Shayne is also our writer in situ for our annual Janet Frame House Writers and Readers weekend. That means, you have a chance to hear him speak this Saturday, right here in Oamaru at the Janet Frame … Continue reading 2020’s Janet Frame House Author – Shortlisted for Ockham’s

JFEST 2020 Writers and Readers Weekend

The Janet Frame House is delighted to announce our Readers and Writers weekend for 7-8 March 2020. The weekend includes our public picnic, author's talk and open mic session for local writers on Saturday afternoon and a writing workshop on Sunday. Special Guests Our literary guests this year are Shayne Carter and Kate Camp. Saturday … Continue reading JFEST 2020 Writers and Readers Weekend

Touring through the eyes of Frame – News!

56 Eden Street, Oamaru

It's not every day that you see something you love through someone else's eyes but as proud guardians of the Frame family's former Oamaru home, today is one of those days. Scrolling through Facebook we bumped into a post to Oamaru Today mentioning an article in the Senior Traveller, Queensland that describes Oamaru and North … Continue reading Touring through the eyes of Frame – News!