Category: Tuatapere

Waiau Memorial Library

History of the Waiau Memorial Library

A short history of the Waiau Memorial Library has been added at the following link: History of the Waiau Memorial Library Photos of some of the helmets will be included as soon as they have been taken.


Tuatapere and District Classifieds

To help promote this website and the information it contains to the local community, a Classifieds facility has been added that allows Tuatapere and District residents to advertise items, services and jobs, wanted or for sale, for free. A small...

Night on the Stump

Stump the Hump 2016

What is it? A supported adventure walk where participants challenge themselves to complete our 3 day hike in less than 24 hours. Starting at midnight. When is it? Waitangi Weekend 2016 – February 6th ENTRIES ARE OPEN NOW!!! $20 discount...

Rail Terminus

Recollections of Early Tuatapere

An article, My Recollections of Early Tuatapere, written in 1952 by Mr Hugh McFeelty, who was sole and head teacher at Tuatapere from 1910 to 1922, which appeared in the Waiau Gazette in 1970 has been added to the History...

Kowhai Flowers

Over the Hump to the Lake

A captivating article from the Otago Witness, Issue 2649, 21 December 1904, OVER THE “HUMP” TO THE LAKE, has been added to the History section. It provides a glimpse of the area surrounding Tuatapere in the form of a narrative detailing a trip by cart,...

75th Waiau Annual Show

75th WAIAU A&P SHOW – a classic celebration of the rural way of life with lots of entertainment for the kids. Highlights Starts at 8:30am. The Grand Parade at 2.30pm, “Tui’s Got Talent” from 10.30 – 3.30pm (entries possible on the...

Stump the Hump 2014

The Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track 24 hour 62 km walk, Stump the Hump.  Starts midnight on Friday 7th February 2014, finishing sometime on Saturday 8 February.