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! http://www.visitoamaru.co.nz/activities/all/victorian-precinct-oamaru.aspx
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.
Games room extravaganza at Waitaki Boarding Houses https://t.co/YpSO5Y0V8F
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Capacity crowd at Waitaki Boys HS Touch Rugby https://t.co/hLbMbDKcjt
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We interviewed Maclean about her journey to librarianship!
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At Waitaki Boys High ready to play touch rugby tournament. https://t.co/HQqkoa37s0
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Touch rugby off and running at Waitaki Boys HS https://t.co/icz7pJ25PS
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Family fundraising for daughter's US cerebral palsy operation: A Waitaki Valley family hoping to raise $120,000 is… https://t.co/4h6IwPT36N
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Waitangi Station Diaries gifted to the archive https://t.co/U8b9DCB32w
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Temperature +11.7°C, Mon 25 Jul 2016 3:00pm, Humidity 32%, 1007hpa #otematata #waitaki #nz https://t.co/HqE9LVSHtb
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Division over proposed liquor ban in Waitaki https://t.co/Cx5pdUsk8P
Report on submissions presented to Lower Waitaki zone committee https://t.co/76gssPMpOY
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Waitaki mayor "swings both ways", according to Timaru mayor. To clarify, because he's part of both Canty & Otago mayoral forums.#LGNZ16
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Rugby: Waitaki Boys' claim messy win | Otago Daily Times Online News : Otago, South Island, New Zealand &... https://t.co/ZxPD0OoAXh
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Rule by statute undermining public voice when it comes to minimum water flows in the Waitaki River https://t.co/9IbBGVjSIW
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WEATHER SITU UPDATE
This in from Bruce Raines - Lower Waitaki Valley "Crazy winds"
Look at the dust being kicked up. https://t.co/U8DB0fwuph
YARO Says: Waitaki District, Duntroon is located in Canterbury, New Zealand https://t.co/sfsepSYGvG
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RT @ccwnz: Lower Waitaki River committee happy with changes to plan https://t.co/m5n6vamkMd
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Want to find out how Maclean became a librarian?
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Lower Waitaki River committee happy with changes to plan https://t.co/m5n6vamkMd
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If you're a member (or know a member) come along from 4pm today to meet @johnharveynz and taste our Waitaki wine https://t.co/2XHdFITQjE
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New blog post is live on Culture Waitaki! We interviewed Maclean to find out how she became a librarian: https://t.co/50XPoSPU5p
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Temperature +13.8°C, Thu Jul 21 2016 03:00pm, Humidity 28%, 1020hpa #otematata #waitaki #nz https://t.co/tweKOndb8w
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Zone Commitee happy with changes to Waitaki Catchment Water Allocation regional Plan... https://t.co/n064Dd3oh1
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Temperature +14.8 Deg C at Wed, Jul 20 2016, 03:00 PM, Humidity 34%, 1005 hpa https://t.co/o0gerSLMWa #otematata #waitaki
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RT @PlunketNZ: Kids from low-income Waitaki families given the opportunity to learn to swim thanks to @PlunketNZ and @WaitakiDC
RT @KurowVillage: Kurow Bugle online at https://t.co/Z2UkvwikM5 Bark up in Kurow, Ecan changes report, McCaw poetry and mental health tips.…
Make sure you check out our website Culture Waitaki for fun blog posts, events and more! https://t.co/n3S2AY5l4T
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'Trained South of the Waitaki' - draw looks interesting for Friday 😬#nzmetro
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Temperature +10.4 Deg C at Tue, Jul 19 2016, 03:00 PM, Humidity 71%, 997 hpa https://t.co/o0gerSLMWa #otematata #waitaki
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#Meridian First stage Waitaki Power Station upgrade nears completion. Read more: https://t.co/roxB7AWqnA
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First stage Waitaki Power Station upgrade nears completion https://t.co/mFkhMC9NPl https://t.co/AQLRyHcazS
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First stage Waitaki Power Station upgrade nears completion https://t.co/deILzLa8Xb (Business) #newzealand #nznews
RT @FishandGameNZ: "The democratic process has been undermined" ECAN accused of ignoring public by cutting Waitaki flow https://t.co/e15HVw…
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RT @OtagoIntOffice: Students from the Otago International School programme enjoying a hoar frost on their Waitaki Valley field trip https:/…
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RT @TimaruHerald: $40 million Waitaki Power Station upgrade nears completion https://t.co/A7Pb2mS9cd
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Temperature +13.3 Deg C at Mon, Jul 18 2016, 03:00 PM, Humidity 38%, 1017 hpa https://t.co/o0gerT3okK #otematata #waitaki
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$40 million Waitaki Power Station upgrade nears completion https://t.co/A7Pb2mS9cd
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"The democratic process has been undermined" ECAN accused of ignoring public by cutting Waitaki flow https://t.co/e15HVwUUu6 via @sharethis
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Kurow Bugle online at https://t.co/Z2UkvwikM5 Bark up in Kurow, Ecan changes report, McCaw poetry and mental health tips. Waitaki Valley
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