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Moeraki Boulders

These massive, spherical concretions, commonly known to locals as boulders, were formed around 60 million years ago and can be seen scattered along Koekohe Beach.

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Moeraki Boulders Motel

Moeraki Boulders Motel has been a favourite with holidaying families, business travellers and tourists for 30 years. Built from local Oamaru stone there is a mix of two- and one-bedroom apartments and hotel style studio rooms, where the larger rooms can accommodate up to six people and have full kitchen

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The 5 wonders of the Waitaki

Air NZ recently took to our crystal clear skies to find the 8th wonder of the world within Aotearoa. The Moeraki Boulders got a shout out so we thought we’d divulge a little more information on the many wonders of the Waitaki, just as Antipater of Sidon did in the

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most common questions regarding Oamaru. Don’t hesitate to explore the rest of our website for all the things to do and see in the Waitaki. We hope you enjoy your stay!

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Moeraki

Moeraki is a tranquil fishing village which was once used as a whaling station by early Europeans and is now home to a world-renowned restaurant, Fleur’s Place.

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Colonial Lodge Motel

Colonial Lodge Motel is a small Four star Motel complex which offers quality, comfortable and affordable accommodation in the beautiful town of Oamaru. We are located on the north side of Oamaru, a quiet area within 5-10 mins short driving distance to all sites. We offer a wide variety of

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Waitaki Whitestone aspiring Global Geopark

Waitaki was formed under an ancient sea and is built on the remains of prehistoric creatures from a vanished world. An abundance of unique geological and geomorphological features including the Moeraki Boulders, karsted limestone at Elephant Rocks, as well as “badlands” and faults at Clay Cliffs.

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The Perfect Waitaki Playlist

Top 100 songs to roadtrip through the Waitaki You’ve waited long enough. The sun has deemed it time. Appease that glowing orb in the sky and call your friends. Throw your togs, a couple bags of chips in the back of your car, maybe a fruit. And set out on

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In the Press

The Waitaki In the Press The Waitaki has so much to offer that we are being featured in the press quite often! So, to find all the information on our beautiful region available in the online press, you can browse these links.  If you have news that could be of

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