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 31 October

  • At the Fire Station. Children from 5pm - 7pm. Adults from 8pm. Live Music. Tickets $15 per adult, children a gold coin. Tickets available from:Omarama Four Square and the Mobil Garage
    Date: Fri 31 Oct 2014
  • Notice is hereby given that a Special General Meeting of the North Otago Club Inc will be held at the former Club Lounge (now Cucina), Oamaru at 6pm.
    Date: Fri 31 Oct 2014
  • Sunday 2 November

  • 10am – 4pm. Contact Jo Sutherland, 03 689 6035. (more details to come)
    Date: Sun 02 Nov 2014
  • Monday 3 November

  • Wednesday 5 November

  • Being held at the Kurow Hotel
    Date: Wed 05 Nov 2014
  • Thursday 6 November

  • Teams are decided on the night. Kurow Rugby Grounds.
    Date: Thu 06 Nov 2014
  • Stover Farm, State Highway 79, Geraldine. Gate tickets $10.
    Date: Thu 06 Nov 2014
  • Saturday 8 November

  • Raising funds for the Kurow Squash Club, Kurow JAB and Kurow Senior Rugby. Meet at Broadacres on Corrigalls Road 7 am. BYO lunch. After event BBQ and refreshments provided. All welcome
    Date: Sat 08 Nov 2014
  • An evening of fun with fireworks and a music talent show. Contact: Ann 03 689 1088
    Date: Sat 08 Nov 2014
  • To raise funds for the new Twizel Medical Centre. Gardens open 10am – 4pm. If postponed due to weather will be held Sunday 9 November TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM: GLENCRAIGS, OMARAMA HOT TUBS, MACKENZIE PHARMACY and TWIZEL MEDICAL CENTRE,HEAD OVER HEALS TIMARU or TEKAPO – Phone PENNY 027 3800130,KUROW – Phone KATE 021 2266945
    Date: Sat 08 Nov 2014
  • At Bushey Creek Road, Maerewhenua, Duntroon (signposted from Tokorahi, Duntroon). Click the header for registration and track information. This event is a fundraiser for Duntroon School.
    Date: Sat 08 Nov 2014
  • Monday 10 November

  • Tuesday 11 November

  • At the Golf Club at 7:30pm. All welcome.
    Date: Tue 11 Nov 2014
  • Wednesday 12 November

  • This group of focused adventurers will be through Kurow around 12:30—2:30pm. Their vehicles are magnificent, and they always stop for “tune ups” and food.
    Date: Wed 12 Nov 2014
  • The 2014 theme is transportation.
    Date: Wed 12 Nov 2014 - Sun 16 Nov 2014
  • Thursday 13 November

  • At the Kurow Medical Centre. Phone 03 7474 112 to make a booking
    Date: Thu 13 Nov 2014
  • Saturday 15 November

  • The St John Waitaki Area Committee based in Kurow are this year celebrating 50 years of dedicated volunteering by locals looking after the community from Duntroon/Dansey’s Pass, up the Hakataramea Valley and Cattle Creek, and inland as far as the Lindis Pass (and sometimes through to Mt Cook and Waimate...
    Date: Sat 15 Nov 2014
  • Sunday 16 November

  • $55 per person. Phone Mary on 021 022 90557 to register. A great day assured.
    Date: Sun 16 Nov 2014
  • Monday 17 November

  • 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
  • The Waitaki District Santa Parade will take place in Oamaru Saturday 29 November 2014. More event information to follow at a later date. Contact Anton Roswell for more information.
    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
  • Monday 8 December

  • Keep visiting for more information
    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
  • 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