Building consent, Exempt building works, LIMS and more.
Cemetery information, cemetery plot maps and online cemetery database.
Application forms for Alcohol Licensing, Dog registration, Rates and more.
The Mayor and 10 councillors constitute the governing body of Waitaki District.
The Waitaki District lies in the heart of North Otago.
Cultural Facility Development, Water supply upgrade, and other projects.
Waitaki lakes camping, Boatramps, Duntroon Domain and Dunback Domain camping grounds.
The Forrester Gallery presents varied and exciting exhibitions and houses a regional collection.
The Waitaki District lies in the heart of North Otago. From the Waitaki River in the north, to Ohau in the west and Flag Swamp in the south, the district has a diverse range of scenery and attractions.
Traditionally a rural, and farming district, Waitaki's tourism market is growing rapidly. There are many attractions and activities, including beautiful lakes ideal for all sorts of water activities, ski fields, tramping, fishing and hunting, and beaches with great surf and brilliant white sand!.
Oamaru is Waitaki's main town. In 2014 Lonely Planet named Oamaru NZs Coolest Town and it is! Home to around 12,000 people, Oamaru offers some pretty special things – the historic Victorian precinct (including Victorian Heritage Week), little blue penguins and Steampunk HQ.
Further afield we have award-winning restaurants, wineries, craft breweries and special archaeological sites.
The scenery is exquisite and second-to-none coastlines with white, sandy beaches, spectacular mountains, shimmering lake and extensive farmlands.
We have a diverse range of groups and organisations in the Waitaki area that deliver social services. You can search the Citizens Advice Bureau Community Directory to find them.
If you'd like a copy of the Community Directory call the Citizens Advice Bureau on 0800 367 222 or call in to see them on Thames Street, Oamaru. The directory is $3 per copy.
There's a website that provides useful information about our community profile. You can find out a lot about our community through this website.
Here's some examples:
Our population is 20,826 which is 0.5% of NZs total population
44% of us drive a private car, truck or van to work
49% of the Waitaki population is married
Infometrics provide this information. You can access it by going to community infometric website.
Statistics New Zealand has a large amount of information on their website about Waitaki, based on the 2013 Census.
For example 91% of people in Waitaki belong to the European ethnic group, compared with 74% for New Zealand as a whole. For more information please visit Statistics New Zealand website.