Events – Up and coming Events in and around Omarama
School Fund raiser – Photo Presentation Evening Thursday 18th April. 7pm. The Wrinkly Ram, Omarama. Click on the picture for more information.
Fire Restriction Notice 2012 :Restricted fire season notice Sept 2012 DOCDM-1057625
Relay for Life 2013: Relay for Life 2013 Launch Press Release
High Country Doc Spring 2012: High Country DOC spring 2012
Next Ahuriri Community Board meeting- Monday 3rd September at 71.15pm at the Otematata Lakes Centre
Mt Hope 2012 -Mt Hope 2012
Skate Park fundraising: -Donation buckets at the Four Square, Mobil,Challenge, GlenCraigs and Oasis Cafe.
Yoga:Countrytime Hotel private lounge. Mondays at 6pm during school term. Tutor is Kate White. Cost is $10 per session. Wear comfy clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel and a blanket. All welcome.
Wings Wheels & Water
Saturday 22nd September 2012 (weather day Sunday 23rd September 2012) – featuring aircraft, helicopters, model aircraft, vintage & classic cars, motorbikes, vintage machinery, marine displays, boars/jet skis, water ski displays, food stalls & much, much more. wings_over_water_2012
Hillbilly Hunt Quiz Night - Friday 27th July at 8pm following the Hillbilly Hunt Registration.
Hillbilly Hunt Shooting Competition -Friday 27th til Sunday 29th July. Teams of 2-4 people, entry fee $40.00, register at the Omarama Hotel 7pm on Friday 27th July. Teams will receive the list of animals to be hunted over the weekend and teams must report back by 3pm on Sunday 29th July for weigh in and judging, prize giving and diner
Ahuriri Community Board meeting - Meeting 24th April 7.15pm , Lakes Centre, Otematata
Omarama School Grape Harvest Day at Ladybird Hill Vineyard Saturday 28TH April 2012 8.30AM Start
Come and support Omarama School in a fun day of grape picking.A great chance to get together and meet the new principal and new families to the area.Help raise funds for the school.A fun day for ‘ALL’ ages. A variety of jobs available on the day. ‘Something for everyone’
Refreshments, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and bbq tea provided.Everyone welcome – many hands make light work. Bring your secateurs and your smile.
Omarama Anzac Parade11am – Service and wreath laying at the Omarama Memorial. There will be a march from the Omarama Memorial Hall to the Omarama Memorial Rock before the service begins. All are welcome to join in the march. Refreshments will be served at the Omarama Fire Station following the service.
WAJAX Competition 16/17 March 2012
Omarama is proud to be hosting the 41th annual Wajax Rural Firefighting competitions. About 25 teams from Otago and Southland will race against clock in 4 different timed events involving rural Firefighting equipment.
The event starts at 8.30 am Sat 17th March at the Countrytime Hotel.
The Omarama School will be providing food throughout the day and there will be tickets for sale at $35 a head for a meal afterwards at the Countrytime followed by prize giving.
Free Flight World Cups Series in Omarama 16-25 March 2012.
Come to a place where the reds and golds of autumn contrast with snow capped peaks and deep blue alpine lakes; where miles of canals link natural and man-made lakes in an integrated hydroelectric power generation network producing over 36% of New Zealand’s electricity; where tussock plains stretch into the distance; and where gliders ride massive thermals to record breaking heights.
Yes, once again the New Zealand free flight fraternity is pleased to announce that it will again be hosting a two contest Free Flight World Cup series in New Zealand in March 2012, at the Killermont Vegas flying site near Omarama, in the central south island of New Zealand, venue for many previous FF World Cup events since 1994, and also renowned for full size gliding, including hosting the 1995 World Gliding Championships.Find out More
Sunday 25th March to the 1st of April at Lake Ruataniwha. South Island Rowing (SIR) has approved a grande parade of all the teams competing. It will be held on Sunday afternoon before the regatta starts. Over 2000 young rowers should make a spectacular show, so, dig out your supporters flags.
Ahuriri Community Board meeting – Tuesday 13th March, Airport Terminal, Omarama 71.5pm Public Forum 7.15pm
Secondary School Regatta
Saturday and Sunday 10th – 11th March 2012 to be held in Lake Ruataniwha. Great complex with a food shop with great hosts.
The Bitche’s Box & Mel Parsons -Saturday 25th February at Buscot Station. An unmissable night of Music, Theatre & Comedy in a woolshed. Read all about it- Bitches Box or for more information www.bitchesbox.com
Bicuits Barkup -Omarama Hotel Friday 16th December. Calling all shepherds to round up your best huntaway and head into town to the Omarama Hotel at 7pm. Live Music, a night of competition and prizes. A Fundraising Auction for the Omarama Rodeo.
Omarama Rodeo – Wednesday 28th December. Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Calf Roping, Bull Riding, Barrel Racing and Team Roping and more. Admission $20 Adults, 12-16 years $5 and under 12 free. Public Bar operating but no BYO. Intoxicated people will not be tolerated and will be removed from the grounds. This is a Family Event.
Omarama Merino Countrytime Hoedown- Fri 18th Nov – Sun 20th Nov- 25th Anniversary. Fun country music weekend with Ferg Mitchell and friends, plus many top NZ artists. Busking in the main centre of Omarama Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, Friday night jam session, Saturday blackboard artists 1pm- 7.30pm, Saturday night 7.30pm ti late “Country Showcase”, Sunday 11am – 6pm. All being held at the Countrytime Hotel, Omarama.
Raising the Flag over Omarama: what an awesome day on top of Lady Bird Hill with heaps of locals, young and old turning up to enjoy the stunning view, brilliant sunshine and an amazing gliding display by Gavin Wills. Huge thanks to Rodger and Donna from Lady Bird Hill winery for hosting the town and Raising the Flag for the All Blacks.