Council Services Christmas & New Year hours 2019/20

2019-12-10T00:00:00

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Waitaki District Council would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The information below lists the hours for Council Services over the 2019/20 holiday period and after-hours emergency contact phone numbers or download a copy ​​​here: Council Servi​c​es Ho​liday ​hours 2019/20​​ (PDF, 181KB)​

​​​​Oamaru and Palmerston Council Office hours​​​​

Oamaru Head ​Office will close at 12pm on Tuesd​​​​ay 24 December 2019 and reopen at 8am on Monday 6 January 2020​.​​​

Waihemo Service Centre (Palmerston) will close at 12pm on Tuesd​​​​ay 24 December 2019 and reopen 10am - 4pm from Monday 6 January to Friday 10 January 2020​.​​​​ Normal hours resume from 13 January 2020. 

Emergency Phone Numbers​​​​​

​General Emergency​​111
​Animal Control​​03 433 0300 ext 2
​Council Property (including the Oamaru Airport and Oamaru Harbour)​​03 433 0300 ext 3
​Environmental Health​​027 224 6572 (1st Call-out)
027 555 5323 (2nd Call-out)
​Food & Health Standards​03 365 1667
​Forrester ​Gallery, North Otago Museum & Archive​027 778 862
​Oamaru Library​03 433 0850
​Oamaru Opera House​​027 703 8196
​Parks, Sports fields & Toilets​021 924 740
​Roads​03 437 9010 or 027 703 1249
​Waitaki Lakes Camping​03 435 9579 (Ohau C) or 027 686 6901 (all others)
​Water & Drainage03 433 0300 or 03 437 9012*​
* Excluding Awamoko, Tokarahi, Windsor, Kauru Hillk, Stoneburn and Bushey Creek - please contact your operator or caretaker.


Oamaru Opera H​ouse​

​Closes​​ from 12pm on Tuesd​​​​ay 24 December 2019 and reopens at 8.30am on Monday 13 January 2020​.​​​​

Forrester Gallery ​

Will be closed for maintenance during the holiday period.

North Otago Museum and Archive

​​​Dates​​​​ ​​​Hours​​
Tuesd​​​​ay 24 December 2019​​1pm - 4.30pm
Wednesday​​ 25 December
to Thursday 26 December
​​​Closed
​Friday 27 December​​​1pm - 4.30pm
Saturday​ 28 December
to ​Sunday 29​ December​
​​Closed​
​​​Monday 30 December
to Tuesday 31 December
​1pm - 4.30pm
​​Wednesday​​ 1 January 2020
to Thursday 2 January 
​​Closed
​​Friday 3 January​​1pm - 4.30pm
Saturday​ 4 January
to ​Sunday 5 January
​​Closed​
Monday 6 January 2020​​1pm - 4.30pm

Waitaki Aquatic Centre

​​​Dates​​​​ ​​​Hours
Tuesd​​​​ay 24 December 2019​​​6am - 6pm
Wednesday​​ 25 December
to Thursday 26 December
​​Closed
​​Friday 27 December
to Tuesday 31 December
​9am - 6pm​
​​Wednesday​​ 1 January 2020Closed​
​​Thursday 2 January 
to Sunday 5 January
9am - 6pm​
Monday 6 January 2020​​
​​Normal hours resume


Libraries​

​​​Dates​​​​ ​​​​HampdenKurow​*​Oamaru​Omarama​OtematataPalmerston
​Monday 23 December​2pm -
4pm
​Closed​9.30am - 5.30pm​Closed​Closed​8.30am - 5pm
​​​Tuesday 24 ​December
​Closed​Closed​9.30am - 5.30pm​Closed​2.30pm - 3.30pm​8.30am - 12pm
​Wednesday​​ 25 December
to Thursday 26 December
​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed
​​​​Friday 27 December ​5pm -
7pm
​Closed9.30am - 5.30pm​Closed​Closed​Closed
Saturday​ 28 December​10am -
12pm​
10.30am-
12pm
10am -
12.30pm
9am - 10am
10.30am -
12pm
​Closed
​​Sunday 29​ December​​Closed​​Closed​ClosedClosed​Closed​Closed
​​​​​Monday 30 December​2pm -
4pm
Closed​9.30am - 5.30pm​ClosedClosed​Closed
​​Tuesday 31 December​Closed​Closed​9.30am - 5.30pm​Closed​2.30pm - 3.30pm​Closed
​​Wednesday​​ 1 January 2020ClosedClosed​Closed​9am - 10amClosed​Closed
​​Thursday 2 January ​Closed​Closed​Closed​ClosedClosed​​Closed
​​Friday 3 January​5pm - 
7pm
​Closed​9.30am -
5​.30pm
​Closed​Closed​Closed
Saturday​ 4 January
10am -
12pm​
10.30am-
12pm
10am -
12.30pm
9am - 10am
10.30am -
12pm
​Closed
​Sunday 5 January​​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed
​Monday 6 January 2020​​​2pm -
4pm​
Normal hours res​​ume
​Closed*​9.30am - 5.30pm
Normal hours resume
​Closed
Normal hours resume
​Closed​
Normal hours resume
​10am- 4pm until 10 Jan.
Normal hours resume from 13 Jan.

*Kurow: January - only o​pens on Saturday 4,11,18 (10.30am - 12pm); Tuesday 7,​ 14 (1pm​ - 4pm), Thursday 9, 16 (1pm - 4pm). Normal hours resume February. 

L​andfills​, Recovery Parks

​​​Dates​​​​ ​​​Palmerston​​HampdenKurow​Omarama​Otematata​
Waihemo
Waste-
busters
​Waitaki Resource Recovery Park
​Friday 20
December
Closed​Closed​Closed​​Closed​Closed​Closed​​9am - 4.30pm
​Saturday 21 
December
Closed​9am - 12pm​1pm -
4pm
​​9am - 12pm
​1pm -
4pm
Closed​10am - 4pm
​Sunday 22 
December
​11am-
2pm
​​9am - 12pm​1pm -
4pm​
​​9am - 12pm
​1pm -
4pm
​12pm - 3pm​10am - 4pm
Monday 23 
December
​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​ClosedClosed​​​9am - 4:30pm
​Tuesday 24
December​
11am-
2pm
​Closed​ClosedClosed​​Closed​Blue bag st collection​9am - 4:30pm
​​Wed 25 
December
Closed​​​​ClosedClosed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​
​​Thursday 26 
December
​Closed​​​8.30am - 12.30pm​
1pm -
5pm
​8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
Closed​​​Closed
Friday 27 
December
Closed​​​​8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
Closed​​​​9am - 4:30pm
​​Saturday 28 
December
Closed​​​8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
​8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
Closed​​​​10am -
4pm
Sunday 29 
December
11am-
2pm
​8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
​8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
​Closed​​​​10am -
4pm
​Monday 30
December
​Closed​​​8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
​8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
​Closed​​​​​9am - 4:30pm
​Tuesday 31
December
11am-
2pm
​8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
​Blue bag st collection​​9am - 4:30pm
​Wed 1 
January
Closed​​​8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
​Closed​Closed
​Thursday 2 
January
Closed​​​
8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm -
5pm
​Closed​​​​9am - 4:30pm
Friday 3
January​
Closed​​​8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
8.30am - 12.30pm​1pm-
5pm
Closed​​​​​9am - 4:30pm
​Saturday 4 
January
Closed​​​8.30am - 12.30pm​
1pm -
5pm
8.30am - 12.30pm​
1pm-
5pm
Closed​​​​
10am -
4pm
​Sunday 5
January
11am-
2pm
8.30am - 12.30pm
1pm -
5pm
8.30am - 12.30pm​
1pm-
5pm
12pm - 3pm​10am -
4pm​
​Monday 6 
January
Closed​​​8.30am - 12.30pm​ till 12 Jan
1pm -
5pm till 19 Jan
8.30am - 12.30pm till 19 Jan
1pm-
5pm till 19 Jan
Closed​​​Normal
hours
resume​


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