A Waitaki Whitestone Aspiring Global Geopark Talk.
A celebration of Linda Collins' powerful new book, a stunningly intimate portrait of loss and grief through the words of the author, as a mother, recounting her teenage daughters’ suicide.
The front of the Waitaki Museum & Archive is now open again. After having this space closed for refurbishment it is a joy to be welcoming visitors back to the museum.
Waitaki District Libraries' Summer Reading Challenge is a chance for kids to challenge themselves and motivate them to continue reading over the summer holidays.
"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)
I have always had a love of drawing but first picked up a paintbrush at the age of 16. It was then I started to have a go at oils, as I loved the old masters.
‘We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ Marcus Chown
Box of Birds is an artistic response towards Waitaki Museum’s collection of taxidermy specimen boxes.
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
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 h
Epitaph is a series of biographical sketches produced by the Waitaki Museum and Archive to commemorate local identities.
Explore our Collection The collection includes photographs, artworks, architectural drawings, natural history specimens, social history items and more.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
Our enthusiastic Book Chat group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 2:15pm at Oamaru Library. Come along to discuss your latest reads and get a sneak peek at our brand new books!
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)