Waikaia

Waikaia was orignially named Switzers, after a German bootmaker who took up land.

Waikaia is a farming community, home to around 1570 people. Settlement of Waikaia has been built on the back of sawmilling and gold mining. It is becoming more of a tourist destination and is home to New Zealand's only bottle house, a structure made from 20,000 bottles and part of Switzters Museum.

Council representation and facilities in Waikaia are listed below.

Community Engineer

Bruce Miller

0800 732 732

Councillor

Brian Dillon

Cr Brian Dillon
20 York Road, RD 6, Gore 9776
(03) 202 7766, 027 457 8186
Email: brian.dillon@southlanddc.govt.nz

John Douglas

Cr John Douglas
3869 Wreys Bush, Mossburn Road, RD 2, Lumsden 9792
(03) 248 6110, 027 493 0633
Email: john.douglas@southlanddc.govt.nz

Ebel Kremer

Cr Ebel Kremer2
7 Wet Jacket Place, Te Anau 9640
(03) 249 8255, 027 510 7785
Email: ebel.kremer@southlanddc.govt.nz

Representation

Waikaia Community Development Area

The chair of the Waikaia CDA is:

Ray Dickson
PO Box 2
Waikaia 9745
(03) 202 7877
waikaiamotors@woosh.co.nz

Members of the Waikaia CDA are: Barry Lawrence, Shirley Walker, Andrew Dickson, John Cresswell, Mark Shirley and Council representative Brian Dillon.

Playground

Dickson Park Playground

41 Blaydon Street
Waikaia

Dog map

The Waikaia dog map - displaying where dogs are allowed, where they need a lead and where they are prohibited.

WAIKAIA DOG MAP [JPG, 753 KB]

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