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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Need warming up? Our #wine of the month is from Peter Gordon's vineyard in Waitaki #pinotnoir http://t.co/wnsdLxwsk8 http://t.co/PE0vthzsoy
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Elephant Rocks just out of Duntroon is the place to be today. This Waitaki attractions draws hundreds a day.
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Devil's Bridge Wetland is recognised as a 'Regionally Significant Wetland', for conservation & for public enjoyment http://t.co/9Ca85LmJX6
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1st Annual Waitaki Basketball Alumni Scrimmage - it was great to have some of the old boys back today for some... http://t.co/7acRRFF6ZT
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@Finnlandacre If this is the right finn , are you playing for waitaki next season ? and hey :)
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Temperature +25 Deg C at Sat, Dec 20 2014, 03:00 PM, Humidity 37%, 1009 hpa http://t.co/xWJUZBp4sY #otematata #waitaki
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RT @TourismWaitaki: New Waitaki District guides out now! Get your copy now at the @OamaruiSITE #Waitaki #Oamaru http://t.co/2elusnVTaF
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Temperature +25.4 Deg C at Fri, Dec 19 2014, 03:00 PM, Humidity 45%, 1016 hpa http://t.co/xWJUZBp4sY #otematata #waitaki
Congrats to Waitaki Basketball Academy member Max de Geest for making it to the next New Zealand Un 16 Basketball... http://t.co/bd3As1Bwih
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RT @Growth_android: BRAND-NEW #android #app : Explore Waitaki | This app makes a visit to the... http://t.co/41cNFIHxam http://t.co/ZZnvpN…
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Dragon Bones #nzwine label for minerally @lonehillwine 2013 PGris & Riesl @WaitakiWines made by Dean Shaw http://t.co/l30ik4eWqt
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New Waitaki District guides out now! Get your copy now at the @OamaruiSITE #Waitaki #Oamaru http://t.co/2elusnVTaF
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RT @KurowVillage: Christmas church services, Kurow Library opening hours, Council contact, Waitaki refuse collection etc on http://t.co/1XP…
Oamaru News - Waitaki households living in poverty http://t.co/WZ5y6vnXFY
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Waitaki households living in poverty: http://t.co/4s9BJx1JhA #OamaruMail
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new Waitaki cultural website http://t.co/2csPACLOo0
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Temperature +27.9 Deg C at Tue, Dec 16 2014, 03:00 PM, Humidity 29%, 1019 hpa http://t.co/xWJUZBp4sY #otematata #waitaki
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Helpful information for anyone wishing to visit the penguins in the Waitaki District. http://t.co/1MGSwI3AHq
RT @DonnaSColeman: Waitaki Valley School & Community pool is 26 degrees in 25m pool & 28 in smaller one. Get keys from @KurowVillage
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RT @artisanfoodsnz: On next week: Kurow Festival Market Day: An amazing day showcasing the Waitaki Valley with stalls, music and l... http:…
That Xmas feeling x Waitaki district you rock. http://t.co/w8hy5An0CB
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Waitaki Valley Singers at St Alban's Kurow this Friday 7pm. #BeautifulVoices http://t.co/xhV54YyIHR
Taking it to the streets! Tourism Waitaki team strolling through Oamaru's historic precinct. Tourism Waitaki is... http://t.co/TIKfebuHE2
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Waitaki Valley School & Community pool is 26 degrees in 25m pool & 28 in smaller one. Get keys from @KurowVillage
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Temperature +27.7 Deg C at Mon, Dec 15 2014, 03:00 PM, Humidity 29%, 1018 hpa http://t.co/xWJUZBp4sY #otematata #waitaki
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Not a happy camper about caravan thefts - Campers around the Waitaki lakes who leave gear where it can be easily... http://t.co/E8NEVimpMj
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News: Lower Waitaki Zone Committee focuses on water quality limits http://t.co/tf0KH21G4Y
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Lower Waitaki Zone Committee focuses on water quality limits: The Lower Waitaki – South Coastal Canterbury Zone… http://t.co/dLlTAwNd0w
This week's pasture growth forecast, Waitaki district. @NZBeefLamb @FarmaxNZ For more, see https://t.co/4JYO4kswbG http://t.co/fggKcRCqOa
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