Meet Our Team


Operations Manager

Imported from Canada, Dan comes to the gardens with his business expertise from Europe. He is helping the gardens make great headway into being self sustainable. Dan is also bringing emphasis on the business community involvement. Engaging well being in with the working environment. He is always working behind the scenes.


Gardens Co-ordinator

 Ra manages our two sites (Chelmer St and Harbour Heritage Gardens). Ra is generally found up at the gardens and is our main represenative to the public. She is a constant source of knowledge and insight, helping all of us embrace and enjoy gardening for community.


Board of Trustees

Chair person

Gloria has been at the heart of the gardens growth and inspiration over it's lifespan. Her drive is to advance our community with knowledge and grow independence. Gloria is always investigating new theories to develop the gardens into a hub for innovation, but mostly a welcoming base for Waitaki.



Adair kindly volunteers her vast accounting knowledge to advise the WCG on how best direct funds and keep us growing. 


Health and safety advisor

Sven has an agricultural background, an element vital to broadening our horizons.

He advises us regarding health and safety developments.

Sven also looks for new developments in the argicultural world that the gardens can progress with.

The Waitaki Community Gardens

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

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