The Waitaki Community Gardens

Off Chelmer Street, Oamaru - between The Public Gardens and Fenwick Park

©2018 by The Waitaki Community Gardens.

Meet Our Team

These people rock! Come up and really get to know us!


Gardens Manager

Sophia brings serious skills to our gardens - organising our team and representing us with passion for everything from fundraising to teaching in our school gardens (primary and secondary) as well as running awesome public courses.


Site & Volunteer Coordinator

 Ra manages our volunteers as well as our three sites (Chelmer St, Harbour Heritage Gardens and the Oamaru Food Bank). She is a constant source of knowledge and insight, helping all of us embrace and enjoy gardening for community.


School Gardens Coordinator

Bianca (Bee) manages our Schools programme; Kids Growing, for pre-school and primary aged kids. She delights and encourages our young people, teaching them to grow and prepare their own food, and take those skills home.