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The president and secretary of the ALTV visited Oamaru, New Zealand, for the final day of the “Steampunk: Tomorrow as it Used to Be” exhibition. Our diplomatic mission made front page news in the self-proclaimed Steampunk capital of New Zealand!  Oamaru Mail article here and attached as below:

The Oamaru Mail, December 6, 2010

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   Posted by: ermyntrude

Title: DRESS LIKE A TIME-TRAVELLER DAY [SA] Location: Adelaide, South Australia Link out: Click here Description: \”Olympia: A Steampunk Spectacular!\” Launch Come and join other intrepid time travellers (and the Adelaide Steampunk community) for an evening Picnic (6pm-10pm) upon Victoria Square to celebrate International Dress like a Time Traveller day and the launch of the 2011 Adelaide Fringe show: [...]
It is with very great pleasure that we can finally announce a major update to the Euchronia bill, and reveal our new poster (click for large version) - which has a fantastic story of its own involving death-defying feats with Tesla Coils c/o the very talented Peter Terren of Tesla Down Under! But that’s a [...]

A Roguish Reminder

   Posted by: cholmondeley

The Wellington League’s premiere event “Rogue” is to take place this evening. Persons of quality and taste are invited to attend the premises at 101 Ghuznee Street in attire suitable for dancing. General Admission will be available from 9.00pm. Carousing is encouraged.

Steampunk: tomorrow as it used to be (exhibition) [NZ]

   Posted by: ermyntrude

Title: Steampunk: tomorrow as it used to be (exhibition) [NZ]Location: Oamaru, New ZealandLink out: Click hereDescription: The exhibition is called Steampunk - Tomorrow as it Used to Be and is being organised by the League of Victorian Imagineers, a group of Oamaru Steampunk enthusiasts. The exhibition will showcase a wide variety of Steampunk inspired artworks [...]
As an impressionable young teenager growing up in the heady years of the 1980s, I have fond memories of the magnum opus of the now fairly obscure Yahoo Serious - a classic of Australian cinema, the rollicking good tale Young Einstein. I was, to be quite honest, a ridiculously giddy fan of Mr Serious back [...]

Only 24 hours left for Euchronia presale tickets!

   Posted by: ermyntrude

Tally Ho! Only 24 hours left on pre-sale Euchronia tickets - get them before the price goes up! >> - we will be posting out al presale tickets at the same time this week, so don’t worry if you haven’t received yours yet! Standard release will be available at a variety of ticketing outlets [...]
Pre-release tickets for Euchronia 2010 have been selling like astonishingly fast-selling things! We’ve managed to catch some folks a little on the hop however, as certain corners of the Internet are only now learning that Euchronia will be happening again this New Year’s Eve. In order not to disadvantage these benighted souls, we have decided [...]

Ironfest 2011 - STEAMPUNK! [NSW]

   Posted by: ermyntrude

Title: Ironfest 2011 - STEAMPUNK! [NSW] Location: Lithgow, NSW Link out: Click here Description: Announcing: The 12th annual Lithgow District Ironfest 2011, will be held at the Lithgow Showground over the weekend of May 14 15, hours: Sat. 10.00am – 6.00pm & Sun. 10.00am – 4.00pm. (Please note that this is a significant change of date for us [...]

Steamy Antipodean body painting proven World’s Best

   Posted by: cholmondeley

Steampunk-inspired Body Painting (Image via

[/caption] New Zealander Yolanda Bartram’s steampunk-inspired body painting has tied for first place in the “Special Effects Bodypainting” category at the 2010 World Bodypainting Festival in the Austrian city of Seeboden. Inspired by a train journey through India, the foam and latex-enhanced body art features a steam [...]
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