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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  • Tuesday 1 September

  • Ring Carron on 4360 950 or 4360 732 to make a booking. See Projects tab for more details
    Date: Tue 01 Sep 2015
  • Notice is hereby given that the Waitaki Valley Medical Trust intends to hold its Annual General Meetng on Tuesday, 1st September, at 7.00 pm in the foyer of Kurow Memorial Hall. Read more for details.
    Date: Tue 01 Sep 2015
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  • Wednesday 2 September

  • At 6:30pm at Pembroke School Hall, Oamaru. Find out about food ideas, eye photography, testing blood sugar levels, what happens when you’re got diabetes etc. Free Entry – Diabetic outreach nurse available. Light Supper entertainment provided.
    Date: Wed 02 Sep 2015
  • Friday 4 September

  • At 7pm at St Kevin’s Auditorium. Tickets $20 - available from Oamaru Farmers Market, Health 2000. An evening with Chris Skellett and Annwyn Hanham. Simple Truths for Complex Lives and Peaceful Mind, Compassionate Heart. To raise funds for Kids Growing – A district-wide school edible garden initiative.
    Date: Fri 04 Sep 2015
  • Saturday 5 September

  • Held at Pembroke School Hall, Raglan Street, Oamaru. FREE EVENT - COME AND HAVE SOME FUN Entertainment, games. Bring a plate of finger food to share for dinner. Raffles. Community all welcome. Register a team or come along and join a team. Organised by Waitaki Multicultural Council. For more information - Contact Cecilia Baxter 434 5545.
    Date: Sat 05 Sep 2015
    Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Friday 18 September

  • Produced by South Canterbury Drama League. A Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber show with a fabulous opening night gala. Tickets: Adults $45, B Reserve $40. For more information see .
    Date: Fri 18 Sep 2015 - Sat 26 Sep 2015
  • Thursday 24 September

  • At Oamaru Opera House at 7:30 pm. Neil Johnston sings famous favourites from pop, country, movie and opera. Special Guests: Oamaru Intermediate School Chorus, Rick Loos and Elaine Henneveld. Bring the family, it's FREE!
    Date: Thu 24 Sep 2015
  • Sunday 1 November

  • Fetes customarily mark the start of Spring and what better way to celebrate it with a day out with the family. All welcome. 10am – 4pm. Contact, Jo Sutherland, 689 6035 or online on for further details. Stalls can register on
    Date: Sun 01 Nov 2015
    Time: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday 14 November

  • A great night's entertainment is promised, with the event being held in the Otematata Community Centre... Read on
    Date: Sat 14 Nov 2015
    Time: 06:00 PM - 02:00 AM
  • Saturday 12 December

  • Celebrating Waimate Strawberries with a one day festival of free family entertainment including stalls and competitions. Seddon Square, Queen Street, Waimate. Fare starts at 10.30 followed by a Santa Parade at 11am.
    Date: Sat 12 Dec 2015
  • Friday 4 March 2016

  • A reunion is planned in Kurow For people who have lived and worked in the area or attended the school...
    Date: Fri 04 Mar 2016 - Sun 6 Mar 2016