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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  • Monday 2 February

  • We welcome Dr Annie Fyfe from Twizel to our Medical Centre
    Date: Mon 02 Feb 2015
  • Friday 6 February

  • The 2015 Oamaru Harbour Regatta is being held at Friendly Bay. Registrations from 11am with the first race starting at 1pm. Plenty of activities for the whole family including a sandcastle competition, boat displays, live music, food and coffee available. Everyone is welcome, bring a picnic and enjoy the day!
    Date: Fri 06 Feb 2015
  • Sunday 15 February

  • A day of top entertainment complimented by a wide range of up to 40 stall holders providing a cross section of food & wines from North Otago and wider regions. Being held at the Oamaru Public Gardens 11am to 6pm. Tickets on sale from Monday the 12th January and available at the Oamaru Mail Office, Oamaru i-SITE & Liquorland Oamaru. Pre-sales only $10 or gate sales $15. For those out of town wishing to buy tickets, please call the Oamaru i-SITE on 03 4341656
    Date: Sun 15 Feb 2015
  • Friday 27 February

  • The North Otago A&P Show offers a wide range of activities to keep the whole family entertained! There will be live entertainment, livestock competitions, agricultural demonstrations, displays, amusements, side shows and a range of stalls selling everything from Tractors to Candyfloss. 27-28 Feb 9am-11am At the A&P Show Grounds, Oamaru 03 434 8100
    Date: Fri 27 Feb 2015 - Sat 28 Feb 2015
  • Wednesday 4 March

  • 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
  • Thursday 28 May

  • A Premier Steampunk event of the Southern Hemisphere is based in the Steampunk capital, Oamaru. A 4 day music, feasting, racing of teapots and airships, markets and of course madness, short stories and Steampunk literary readings, work shops and dancing. The highlight is the Fashion Show and to top it all off a Gala Ball.
    Date: Thu 28 May 2015 - Sun 31 May 2015