Omarama :A Mountain Community in the Middle of Everywhere”

Omarama is a small mountain community at the junction of State Highways 8 and 83, near the southern end of the Mackenzie Basin, in the South Island of New Zealand. Omarama is in the Waitaki District, Otago.

Omarama is well known to Glider pilots who come to soar the skies and fish the rivers. The Alps to Ocean cycleway passes through Omarama, making it a good central location to base yourself while making the most of the cycle tracks.

Whats happening here!

Introducing Kahu Soaring Omarama. Milan is doing commercial gliding instruction here in Omarama. Check out his website for more info

Heritage Hotel is to open its doors November 26th with 1 wing of the hotel , Restaurant and bar.  Dining will be available from 6pm to 8pm and open for breakfast.

Gliding season make a start in Omarama. The Omarama Gliding club has a licence to operate out of the airfield. Keith Essex , sole director of the newly formed Southern Soaring, will operate 2 tow planes.

Omarama Town water supply upgrade to begin, and is expected to be completed by December next year.

Sir John Kirwan on Wellbeing and resilience – 11th Nov 2020 , Buscot Station 4.30pm. Check here for details:  JK

Read all this and more in the latest Gazette





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