Waitaki is proudly Film Friendly. The district has a vast array of features and shooting opportunities including 150km of beautiful Pacific coastline with sandy beaches and peaceful fishing villages nestled in protected bays, the magnificent Waitaki River valley, high country sheep and cattle stations, snow capped mountain ranges and lush green fields. Galleries
The town of Oamaru houses magnificent 19th Century Oamaru Stone heritage buildings in its famous Historic Precinct and the only remaining 19th Century harbour in New Zealand, complete with original jetties.
Waitaki has a history of filmmaking including The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe , and numerous international Television and web commmericals, documentaries abound with scenes filmed in and around the region.