Holiday closing hours

16/04/2019 12:00 a.m.

​​​​​Many Council services will be closed over the Easter long weekend and ANZAC day in April 2019.

Council HQ in Oamaru and the Palmerston Service Centre will both close doors at 4pm Thursday 18 April (phone available until 5pm) and both are back to usual operating hours on Tuesday 23 April but will be closed again on Thursday 25th April for ANZAC Day. For after hours services, please ring ​03 433 0300 or Freephone 0800 108 081  and follow the prompts. 

Waitaki District Libraries

Branches that are normally open on Saturday, including Oamaru, are still open as it is not a public holiday. 

  • Oamaru: 10-12.30
  • Palmerston: Closed as usual
  • Kurow Community Library and Waitaki Valley School Library: 10.30 – 12
  • Hampden: 10 – 12
  • Otematata: 10.30 -12
  • Omarama: Saturday 9 -10
  • The only library on Saturday is Palmerston. ​

As some branches are run by volunteers, apologies for any instances of inaccuracy

All Libraries will be closed on ANZAC Day 25 April except for Otematata Library service which will open from 10.30am - 11.30am and Hampden Library service which will open​​ from 2pm - 4pm.

North Otago Museum and Archives

Closed weekends and public holidays

Forrester Gallery

Will remain closed until July/August

Resource Recovery Parks

Omarama, Otematata, Kurow and Hampden Resource Recovery Parks, are open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays up to Easter and won’t be affected by the Easter Public Holidays or Anzac Day.
After Easter, they return to Wednesday and Sunday only.​

Oamaru Opera House

Closed on Good Friday, 19 April. On Easter Saturday -the Box Office will be open from 12pm - 1pm. On Easter Sunday the  Box Office will be open 4pm - 5pm with the Rhythms of Ireland Show at 5pm. Closed on Easter Monday, 22 April.

Closed on ANZAC Day​.

Waitaki Aquatic Centre

ANZAC Day: 9am - 6pm

Easter: Closed on Good Friday. Easter Monday 9am - 6pm.​

Page reviewed: 23 Apr 2019 10:26am