Contact & Local information

Kia ora and welcome to Oamaru & the Waitaki District! Here are useful contacts on where to find local information to make your stay in our region even more enjoyable!

Where to find information about the waitaki?

Visit our local visitor centres

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Open 10am to 4pm 
Thursday to Monday
Daily during NZ School Holidays

Please note :
The Information Centre will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Happy holidays! 


1, Thames Street
Oamaru 9400

Kurow Museum and Information Centre

Contact : 03 436 0950
Monday – Friday : 9am – 3.30pm

Rose's general store

Contact : 021 515 205
Open daily 9.30am – 5.30pm

Find information online

Online, you can also find all the information about our beautiful region on this website. Don’t hesitate to browse our different pages!

You can also like our official Facebook pages :

Find inspiration on what to do and see in the Waitaki 

Get updates from our local businesses 

Browse our Welcome Pack & useful contacts

Contact our team - Tourism Waitaki

General Manager : Margaret Munro –

Online Marketing : Cindy Mottelet –

Graphic Design : Dario Bazan –

Public Relations : Natalie Whelan –

Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail enquiries : Rob Miller –