A Waitaki Whitestone Aspiring Global Geopark presentation. Join us to learn more about the geology of the gold bearing rock, the gold rush history at Macraes and the mining process at today's gold
Come along to a free Te Reo Māori Class Thursday July 8th from 1:00 - 2:30pm
Will be held in the children’s area of the Ōamaru Public Library.
In 1957, Ans Westra emigrated from the Netherlands to New Zealand and began to take photos of her new homeland.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
Christopher Wright is a well-known artist in Ōamaru. He has exhibited in group exhibitions, entered and won many awards in art competitions and participated in the local Ōamaru Stone Symposium.
Rod Eales splits her time between painting and teaching.
Jenny Miller was a potter who lived in Oamaru during the 1980s. She brought fun and fantasy to pottery in Oamaru with no regard for practicality.
Take a wild ride to paradise with Indian Ink’s powerful new play about impermanence – of life, love…. and ice cream!
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
What does you child really need?
A child needs consistent, responsive, loving care from parents in their lives.
Indigo is an artist led informal collaboration of eight Central Otago artists.
Come along to celebrate Brent Harpur’s 30th year of teaching art and the launch of his e-book ‘How to Draw Cartoon Animals’.
Our enthusiastic Book Chat group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 2:15pm at Oamaru Library. Come along to discuss your latest reads and get a sneak peek at our brand new books!
"There are many moments in the day when I wish time could stand still and I could take the girls out of school and just hang out, with daily visits to the library"
Jan (email comment)
The front of the Waitaki Museum & Archive is now open again. After having this space closed for refurbishment it is a joy to be welcoming visitors back to the museum.
Explore our Collection The collection includes photographs, artworks, architectural drawings, natural history specimens, social history items and more.
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)