Waitaki District Council Archives

Waitaki District Council archives

We are the Archives of the Waitaki District Council and earlier local authorities in North Otago. Councils amalgamated in 1989 to form the Waitaki District Council. This collection forms the largest part of the Archive.
We hold records from the following bodies:

Oamaru Borough Council records 1863 - 1989
Palmerston Borough Council records 1872 - 1966
Waihemo County Council records 1882 - 1989
Waitaki County Council records 1876 - 1989
Waitaki District Council records from 1989 - 2001

Over time Council has taken responsibility for various organizations such as:

Ahuriri Community Council 1989 - 2001
Dunback Domain Board 1926 -1960
Dunback Hall Committee 1911 - 1973
Georgetown Cemetery 1864 - 1980
Herbert Cemetery Trust 1875 - 2002
Hampden Cemetery Trust 1866 - 1989
Livingston Cemetery 1878 - 1990
Oamaru Cemetery Trust 1866 - 2000
Oamaru Gas Works 1870 - 1988
Oamaru Harbour Board 1877 - 2001
Oamaru Waterworks 1877 - 1978
Otekaike Domain Board 1913 - 1984
Palmerston Road Board (including Meadowbank, Goodwood and Mount Royal) 1865 - 1973
Papakaio Water Board 1904 - 1933
Steward Settlement Water Board 1913 - 1939
Waitaki Domain Board 1903 - 1968
Waihemo Domain Board 1907 - 1963
Waitaki County Road boards: Allday (Kakanui) 1868 - 1872, Chalfort (Hampden) 1868 - 1872, Chalgrove (Hampden) 1865 - 1872, Hampden 1865 - 1872, Kakanui 1879 - 1886, Otekaieke 1930 - 1953, Otepopo 1875 - 1886, Sydney (Herbert) 1867 - 1886, Waiareka 1872 - 1891, Waitaki 1875 - 1882.
Windsor Community Water Supply Association 1954 - 1956