EVENTS IN THE WAITAKI

THE WAITAKI HOSTS A NUMBER OF ICONIC AND UNIQUE EVENTS

In addition to showpieces such as our annual Victorian Heritage Celebrations, Steampunk NZ Festival and Harbour Street Jazz Festival, we have weekly farmers markets, performing arts and a whole lot more! 

Bring the family, bring your friends and come see why people love Waitaki events.

To see all the events happening in the Waitaki and get notifications when a new event is added, you can like the Waitaki Events Calendar page on Facebook :

Our iconic annual events

Fire & Steam

Oamaru’s Fire and Steam is a spectacular family event celebrating fire, steam and special effects which coincides with the Steampunk NZ Festival.

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Steampunk NZ Festival

Along with the New Zealand’s premier Steampunk attraction, Oamaru also hosts the annual Steampunk NZ Festival, complete with fashion show, gala ball and even teapot racing! Yes, you did read that right – teapot racing!

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