Club Groups


This page has all the links to the different pages on the OMES website, please feel free to browse our website for as long as you like, and contact us about any questions you may have about the club.

The Otago Model Engineering Society is made up of 4 main club groups. These groups specialize in the construction and running of their particular modeling or engineering projects. The club can be also hired out for Private Events such as parties, meetings, corporate functions and end of year parties.

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Engineering Group
Large ride-on trains on outside railway

Boat Group
Model Boating on the pond

Scale Railways Group
Model Trains, both HO/OO and N Scale Permanent Layouts

Tethered Car Group
Racing Cars, around the circular track (limited running)

Private Event Bookings
Meetings, birthday parties (both young and old!!!), corporate functions, end of year parties

Members Page (Page for displaying member/club notices and modeling articles etc.)

Festival Week  (Whole page dedicated to our major display at the clubrooms on between annually in early February)

Model Train Show (Whole page dedicated to a secondary Model Train Show display held occasionally)

Club Enquiries/Contacts (joining club, private event hire, club groups or website)

Club Newsletters- Conrod (Whole Page dedicated to the Club newsletters with back issues and links to the editor and further back issues)

All club facilities for members include:

  • Library, a source of knowledge for modeling or engineering projects
  • Club Workshop with lathes, drills and metal press etc.
  • All the group facilities, pond, railway track, layouts etc. are open to use by members at any time

Like to join OMES??

With the annual Festival Week approaching it is a great time to start on a new hobby. Why not join OMES?? Come along to the and see what we do in the club and ask our members questions about our hobby (Sunday open days).

Each new member will receive a tutor (current member) to help them through their modelling.

Phone the president (see below) or come to our next running day (see above) and make yourself known to the members there, and fill out an application form (information to go with application, Note: 2 different pages). 


Club Workshop