Sport Waitaki

Sport Waitaki is a partnership between Sport Otago, the Waitaki District Council, the Oamaru Trust, the Lion Foundation and the Otago Community Trust. The programme was established in 2004 to address the specific sport and recreation issues facing the Waitaki community.

Sport Waitaki Regional Coordinator

Pip Sutton is the Sport Waitaki Regional Coordinator.

Phone: 03 434 9379 or 029 4349 379


Contact Sport Waitaki

Sport Waitaki is located in Oamaru at: Abacus House, 1st Floor, 100 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400.

Phone: 03 434 9379 | Fax: 03 434 9360 | Email:

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Aims and objectives

Sport Waitaki was set up to target these key objectives:

  • Provide first point of contact for information and inquiries.
  • Facilitate local training opportunities for volunteers, coaches, officials, and administrators.
  • Identify needs and solutions with local community sport and recreation providers and assist them in developing appropriate policies.
  • Coordinate the sharing of good management practice between clubs, codes, and communities.
  • Assist with the coordination of local events.
  • Be the local contact for other Sport Otago programmes such as Green Prescription, Active Movement and CoachForce.