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Join our “Plastic, you are NOT fantastic!” competition and win prizes!
We don't mean to hound you, but remember to register your dog with Council before 31 July to avoid a penalty fee.
Working at Waitaki District Council means being part of a motivated, professional and customer-focused team in one of New Zealand's fast-growing regions. Check out our current list of vacancies...
A 'Change of Plan'. We're rewriting the rulebook for land use and development in Waitaki. Find out more...
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Published on 28 July 2021
A conservation success story you’ve probably never heard of is happening right now in Waitaki
Published on 26 July 2021
Schools converge on Oamaru to compete at the 2021 Canoe Polo Championships.
Announcing a new round of funding for community and arts projects
Published on 23 July 2021
The Waitaki Resource Recovery Trust and Tetra Pak have launched a pilot initiative recycling cartons into building materials.
Published on 22 July 2021
Formally adopted and finalised, the document contains details of the council’s budgets for the next 10 years
28 July 2021
Through this exhibition Rod explores the Crown Lynn Swans’ journey from prized possession, to junk, to collectable antique, all while considering our attitudes towards New Zealand’s colonial heritage. Kids' 'Creation Stations' will be set up for the school holidays.
01 August 2021
Join us to mark the end of Plastic Free July 2021 with an informative afternoon with lots of inspiration on ways to reduce the plastic in your life.
04 August 2021
Presented by Tania Williams, Kaiwhahahaere (director) of Araiteuru Marae, Ōtepoti, these six free public sessions at Oamaru Library have been developed so that everyone can gain some experience and understanding of Te Ao Māori - the Māori world view.
Waitaki District Council
Oamaru: 20 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400
Waihemo: 54 Tiverton Street, Palmerston 9430
Mail: Private Bag 50058, Oamaru 9444
Phone: 03 433 0300