Waitaki District Libraries offers a range of online services and access points - from eBooks to eAudiobooks, Ancestry.com to movie streaming, we hope there is enough here to keep you occupied for

Image credit: collection of the Waitaki District Archive. Id 106804

While you’re stuck at home, hunt for our Easter eggs! Wear what you like, no one’s watching.

North Otago Museum
6 April 2020 - 4:30pm
We are closed until further notice

The Culture Waitaki facilities are closed to the public until further notice.

"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)

Ostrich Feather fan with hummingbird, North Otago Museum 79/924

Work is underway at North Otago Museum on refitting the permanent exhibition area. The Museum has over 30,000 items in its care. Each item has its own story.

"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)

Image credit: Oamaru Baptist Church, Severn Street, Collection of the Waitaki District Archive. Id 101881

The Ōamaru Baptist Church, Severn Street was built in 1889 as a permanent place of worship for the Ōamaru Baptist congregation.

"There are many moments in the day when I wish time could stand still and I could take the girls out of school and just hang out, with daily visits to the library"
Jan (email comment)

"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)