Community Notices

By Admin | Posted: Thursday March 7, 2024

Check out what is happening in our Community!

Squash - Junior Squash Coaching is happening Term 1 Wednesday's 3:30-4:30 down at the Oamaru Squash and Badminton Club. It's $2 a session and racquets are provided. Just turn up with clean sports shoes. 

Awamoa Football Club has opened up registrations for the season. They're open now until March 31st.
More information can be found on our Facebook page or by contacting the Club President Lee on 0210709857.

Are you interested in joining Tennis, North Otago Tennis offers Hot Shots (for those starting), Junior Development, Senior Interclub, Social Night, Masters, and Representative. Register now  There is coaching in Kurow on a Monday, Twizel and Waimate on a Tuesday, Oamaru on a Wednesday. You can register here or email this address for more information. Please see the pamphlet below to find out more.

Bushtown Waimate Hosts Veteran Australian & New Zealand Axemen Test Series & Historic “Steam Up” Rally - Come along and enjoy this unique opportunity to see ex-world champion Australian & New Zealand Axemen in Action here in Waimate at Bushtown Heritage Site!! Some 60+ Veteran Axemen will be competing in an exciting Trans-Tasman Test Series competition, combined with a historic annual “STEAM UP” event featuring traditional sawmilling by steam, vintage machinery, Edwardian heritage, and much more! A family day out! Follow the event on NZAA and Bushtown Facebook.FRIDAY 8th March 4pm - 7pm : Gold Coin Entry donationWoodchopping competition - 1st Test of 3 Test Series(Licensed Bar + Food Stalls)SATURDAY 9th March 9.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. $20 Adult Kids FreeSUNDAY 10th March 9.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. $20 Adult Kids FreeWoodchopping competition - 2nd & 3rd Test Series + Steam Up Rallywith traditional sawmilling by steam - vintage machinery & enginesMilitary display + Edwardian Heritage + Traditional Crafts + KidsActivities - Trailer Rides + Food & Drink Stalls - No dogs please

Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Oamaru Talent Show Saturday 23 March from 10.30 am. Open to all genres of music and all ages. Sing or play a musical instrument, Main Stage Harbour Street. Applications to: (See poster below)

Calling all young musicians and singers - The Penguin Club in Oamaru is opening its stage to all young singers, budding musicians, and garage bands from ages 11-18 to showcase their talent on Mother's Day Sunday 12th May at 2 pm (adult helpers allowed).Please email Jen at if you are interested or would like more information. Come along, become a youth member, and practice your acts on Mondays anytime from 6 pm - 8 pm.