Council Services Holiday hours 2020/21

2020-12-10T00:00:00

The team at Waitaki District Council wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The information below lists the hours for Council Services over the 2020/21 holiday period and after-hours emergency contact phone numbers.

Download a printable version of our Christmas and New Year Holiday Services hours 2020-21.pdf​​ (360MB)


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

Oamaru Head ​Office will close at 12pm on Thursday 24 December 2020 and reopen at 8am on Monday 11 January 2021​.​​​ Phones only will be available for enquiries from Tuesday 5 January 2021.

Waihemo Service Centre (Palmerston) will close from 12pm on Thursday 24 December 2020 and reopen at 8.30am Monday 11 January 2021. 


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
​Food & Health Standards, Environmental Health​03 365 1667
​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 Hill​, Stoneburn and Bushey Creek - please contact your operator or caretaker.



Oamaru Opera H​ouse​

​Closes​​ from 12pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020 and reopens at 8.30am on Monday 11 January 2021​.

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Forrester Gallery ​

Open Tuesday to Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm.  Weekends and public holidays 1:30pm - 4:00pm. Closed Mondays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.​



Waitaki Museum​ and Archive / Te Whare Taoka o Waitaki

Open Tuesday to Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm.  Weekends and public holidays 10:00am - 12:30pm. Closed Mondays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.​

 
Open Tuesday to Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm Closed Mondays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day​.​



Waitaki Aquatic Centre

​​​Dates​​​​ ​​​Hours
Thursday 24 December 2020​​6am - 6pm
Friday​​ 25 December
to Saturday 26 December
​​Closed
Sunday 27 December
to Thursday 31 December
​10am - 6pm​
Friday​​ 1 January 2021Closed​
​​Saturday 2 January 
to Monday 4 January 2021
10am - 6pm​
Tuesday 5 January 2021
​​Normal hours resume




Libraries​


​​​Dates​​​​ ​​​​HampdenKurow​​Oamaru​Omarama​OtematataPalmerston
​​​Thursday 24 ​December
2pm - 4pm​Closed​10am - 5.30pm​​Closed​2.30pm - 3.30pm​8.30am - 12pm
​Friday 25 December
to Saturday 26 December
​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed
​​​​Sunday 27 December ​Closed​ClosedClosed​Closed​Closed​Closed
Monday​ 28 December​2pm -
4pm​
ClosedClosedClosed
Closed
​Closed
Tuesday 29​ December​​Closed​​1 - 3pm​9.30am - 5.30pmClosed​2.30 - 3.30pm​Closed
Wednesday 30 December​10am -
12pm
Closed​9.30am - 5.30pm​ClosedClosed​Closed
Thursday 31 December​2pm -
4pm
​1 - 3pm​9.30am - 5.30pm​Closed​2.30pm - 3.30pm​Closed
​​Friday 1 January 2021ClosedClosed​ClosedClosedClosed​Closed
​​Saturday 2 January ​Closed​Closed​Closed​9 - 10am10.30am - 12pm​​Closed
Sunday 3 JanuaryClosed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed​Closed
Monday 4 January
2pm 
4pm​​
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
​Closed
​Tuesday 5 January​​ClosedNormal hours resume​Normal hours resume​ClosedNormal hours resume​Closed
Wednesday 6 January Normal hours resume

Normal hours resume

Closed - ​
Normal hours resume 11 January

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L​andfills​, Recovery Parks

Waitaki Resource Recovery Park​


​​​Dates​​​​ ​​​Hours
Friday​​ 25 December
to Monday 28 December
​​Closed
Tuesday 29 December
to Thursday 31 December
9am - 5pm​
Friday​​ 1 January
to Monday 4 January 2021
Closed​
Tuesday 5 January 2021
​​Normal hours resume


Other Waitaki Transfer stations

 

Omarama, Otemata, Kurow and Hampden Transfer stations will be open 7 days a week for the below periods, opening hours are as follows for the extended periods:

  • Omarama: 8.30am – 12.30pm
  • Otematata: 1pm – 5pm
  • Kurow: 1pm – 5pm
  • Hampden: 8.30am – 12.30pm​​

  • First day for extended opening, Saturday 26 December 2020
  • Normal hours resume Monday 25 January 2021
  • Total extended weeks being FOUR​

  • First day for extended opening, Saturday 26 December 2020
  • Normal hours resume Monday 11 January 2021
  • Total extended weeks being TWO



Open Thursday 24 December 12pm-3pm, then closed until reopening Sunday 3 January 2021, 12pm - 3pm.


Remains open 24 / 7 / 365. Private bins will not be collected on Christmas Day only, 25 December. Phone 0800 341 11 11, if out of hours you can leave a message.​


Visit the website​ for Oamaru Transfer Station opening hours. Collection schedule is available here: ​Waste Management summer holiday hours.pdf (940MB)

Page reviewed: 11 Jan 2021 1:31pm