Oamaru and the Waitaki district have a very proud history and heritage that is told in many ways throughout the area. Oamaru’s reputation for housing some of the country’s most beautiful architecture is well established. Its rich heritage is evidenced in a wide variety of attractions that you will explore and then want to come back for more.
Explore Oamaru’s Victorian Precinct including, Victorian Wardrobe, Ice Cream shop, Bakery, Birdlands wine bar, the Woolstore complex, auto museum, shops, galleries and more!
Do a tour of the historic farm that is highly significant as the birthplace of New Zealand's billion dollar frozen meat industry.
Tours run every Sunday to this flour mill which provides substantial insights into early industrial processes in New Zealand.
The North Otago Museum provides an appreciation of the districts natural and cultural heritage through a range of exhibitions and displays.
The Forrester Gallery offers an exciting and varied exhibition programme, houses a collection of artworks significant to the region and stands as an icon of Oamaru’s unique whitestone district.
The Oamaru Opera House is a high quality venue for performing arts, functions and conference activities.
Take a journey back in time and enjoy train travel the way it used to be with Oamaru Steam and Rail. The trip takes you around the harbour on Sundays.
The Janet Frame House on Eden Street provides insights into one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed authors.
Visit original Maori rock art sites throughout the Waitaki Valley and learn about the early settlement of Maori at both the Kurow and North Otago museums.
Starting at Vanished World in Duntroon, wind your way through the Waitaki Valley visiting fossil sites at key locations.
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At Valley Cafe Kurow for tasty gluten free salmon pizza. #Waitaki Valley #food
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I'm loving all the interaction we're having with schools at the moment. Today it's Waitaki Girls art class coming to sketch collection items
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@writeonleah @greencatherine Jacqui Dean Waitaki MP. Seems National MPs are still very focused on clothes, nevermind the kids.
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Do you wanna know how I know I was right???? Cuz I said it.
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