Cemetery information, cemetery plot maps and online cemetery database.
Information about Council provided Community Housing, eligibility criteria and how to apply.
Application forms for Alcohol Licensing, Dog registration, Rates and more.
The Mayor and 10 councillors constitute the governing body of Waitaki District.
Cultural Facility Development, Water supply upgrade, and other projects.
The District Plan sets out the policies and rules to manage the use of land in the area.
Opening hours, swim squad, swim school, timetable and more.
Waitaki lakes camping, Boatramps, Duntroon Domain and Dunback Domain camping grounds.
Find out what’s on in Waitaki, from free events to art exhibitions, festivals to live comedy and music.
DEC 31 | 6pm - midnight at Oamaru Harbour area: Bring the family to say goodbye to the last decade and see in 2020 at our FREE street party.
NOV 24, 2019 | 2.30pm at the Oamaru Opera House: This year’s performance has been inspired by the music of New Zealand.
NOV 16, 2019 | 8pm -12am at the Scottish Hall: Wear your Tartan, bring your Friends and wheel around your dance partner to the musical talents of the Black Velvet Band
NOV 16 | 6pm - 7.30pm at The Last Post: Begin the evening with dinner and a show. Take your own journey back in time with delightful entertainment from New Zealand’s only Victorian Magician- Uncle George.
NOV 16, 2019 | 1.30pm-4.30pm on Harbour St and Tyne St Oamaru: NZ's foremost heritage cycling event attracting wheelmen (and women) from all around the globe.
NOV 16, 2019 | 12pm - 1pm starting in Oamaru Harbour area: You're invited to join, or to watch, the Whitestone Contracting Grand Street Parade as it travels through the Victorian Precinct and lower Thames Street.
NOV 16, 2019 | 3pm - 4pm at Scottish Hall : Ever wondered how or why Victorian fashions changed? From crinolines to bustles to the puffiest of puffed sleeves, see how the fashionable silhouette evolved.
NOV 15, 2019 | 8pm-11.30pm at the Scottish Hall: The good citizens of the Empire are invited to celebrate our beloved Queen’s 200th birthday
NOV 15, 2019 | 2.30-3.30pm at the Oamaru Public Gardens: Come to experience the delightful elegance of the ever-popular Victorian Garden Party.
NOV 15, 2019 | 12.30pm - 1pm: Join Oamaru’s heritage family for a group photograph in Victorian costume on the steps of the Opera House.
NOV 15 | 8am - 10am at the Brydone Hotel: Nigel Costley will present a series of vignettes during breakfast.
NOV 15, 2019 | 10am - 2pm at the Early Settler's Hall: Call in for delicious treats from Mrs Beeton’s kitchen with tea, coffee, or a small glass of madeira in celebration of Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday.
NOV 14, 2019 | 8.30pm - 11.30pm at the Loan & Merc: Enjoy a night of burlesque, circus and comedy with the talented performers from ‘Lads on Tour’ Cabaret and other guests. All over 18 welcome
NOV 14, 2019 | 7pm - 8pm at the Early Settler's Hall: Join this light-hearted recreation of a musical evening that the Atalanta Ladies’ Cycling Club held in 1893
NOV 14, 2019 | 5pm - 6pm at the Oamaru Opera House: Come and join us on the Opera House steps for the Mayoral launch of the 2019 Victorian Heritage Celebrations. Proudly sponsored by Hope and Associates Legal
OCT 29 - OCT 30, 2019 | 12pm, 5pm at Oamaru Public Garden: Try some Tai Chi or Yoga Flow and improve your balance and strength!
OCT 24, 2019 | 5pm-7pm at Oamaru Opera House: A ceremony inducting the 11th Waitaki District Council, followed by the first council meeting of the new triennium.
OCT 19, 2019 | 11am -1pm at Oamaru Public Garden Playground: Meet council staff to find out all about the new water play feature council is planning. FREE BBQ too!
OCT 19, 2019 | 11am-1.30pm at Oamaru Racecourse: The most fun way to get active in Oamaru this spring, while raising money for a fantastic cause!
OCT 10, 2019 | from 6.30pm at Oamaru Public Gardens: Enjoy the Waitaki Youth Council’s outdoor screening of The Greatest Showman! With live performances – music, magic and acrobats, best-dressed competition and food trucks!