Events - What's on in Kurow and the Waitaki Valley?

Keep up to date with what's on in Kurow, what's on in Otematata and the Waitaki Valley from Duntroon to Omarama. Click Calendar View for a quick glance at what's happening month by month. Community events advertised in the Kurow and Waitaki Valley local paper the 'Bugle' qualify for space on this page. Please contact the Editor on 436 0950 or send a message through our contacts page Contact Us. For weekly clubs and sports go to Sports & Clubs. For events specific to Oamaru please visit the Oamaru I-Site and Tourism Waitaki website.

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  • Friday 21 November

  • An event being organised by the Omarama Play Group. More information to follow
    Date: Fri 21 Nov 2014
  • Saturday 22 November

  • Waimate Showground from 7.30am. Event schedule & entry form to be advised but will most likely be available at the Waimate Information Centre, Farmlands, PGG and at Contact the Secretary, 0275237878.
    Date: Sat 22 Nov 2014
  • Monday 24 November

  • Saturday 29 November

  • At Kurow Island from 11am. Jason Kerrison from OpShop will be present. North vs South tug of war. Riverstone cooking demonstration. Exhibition by Burns Pollock. Lolly scramble. Impressive parade. BE THERE!
    Date: Sat 29 Nov 2014
  • Monday 1 December

  • In the Kurow Museum and Information Centre, Main Street Kurow
    Date: Mon 01 Dec 2014 - Tue 2 Dec 2014
    Time: 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Sunday 7 December

  • All young families from the Waitaki Valley are welcome. There will be afternoon tea and Santa Claus will arrive at 3pm with small gifts for under Fives. Ring Nikki on 03 4360 898 for more info
    Date: Sun 07 Dec 2014
  • Monday 8 December

  • Healthy Bastards- an informative, interactive and entertaining evening for males of the Waitaki Region. GUEST SPEAKER: DR DAVE BALDWIN
    Date: Mon 08 Dec 2014
  • Saturday 13 December

  • Celebrating Waimate Strawberries with a one day festival of free family entertainment including stalls & competitions. Seddon Square, Queen Street, Waimate. Fare starts at 10.30 followed by a Santa Parade at 11am.
    Date: Sat 13 Dec 2014
  • In the Ahuriri Valley $150 for a great weekend's riding. Registrations now due. Contact Lorraine Taylor 034264893. Numbers limited so don't miss out!
    Date: Sat 13 Dec 2014 - Sun 14 Dec 2014
  • Sunday 14 December

  • Annual Rodeo at Waimate Showground. Great fun for the family. Contact: Craig 03 689 6220.
    Date: Sun 14 Dec 2014
  • Saturday 27 December

  • The Kurow Festival Market Day will take place on the main street in Kurow on Saturday 27th December 2014. Phone 03 436 0950 for more information.
    Date: Sat 27 Dec 2014
  • Wednesday 4 March 2015

  • A reunion is planned in Otematata for the Hydro construction families and businesses, celebrating 50 years since Benmore Powerstation and Dam commissioning. To register your interest contact Vicky 03 438 7855.
    Date: Wed 04 Mar 2015