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The township of Middlemarch is the service centre for the region. Here you will find a 24-hour card fuel tank, ATM machine, postal agency, Internet access, motor home waste disposal and the Middlemarch Transfer Station.

In Hyde, fuel is available 24-hours from card operated fuel pumps at Cook's Transport yards. EFTPOS, credit and BP cards.

ATM Machine

An ATM machine is available at the Strath Taieri Hotel during opening hours.


Camp sites available at Middlemarch Holiday Park. Motor Home Disposal Units available - see below. 

Cemetery Administration

  • Middlemarch: Dunedin City Council, ph 477 4000
  • Hyde: Martin Cameron, ph 444 4705
  • Hindon: Dunedin City Council, ph 477 4000


  • Anglican: St Chads, Middlemarch. Contact: Kate Wilson,
    ph 464 3797
  • Catholic: St Paul's Middlemarch. Contact: Carmen Hope 464 3450 or 027 8647360
  • Presbyterian: St John's, Middlemarch. Contact: Karen & Sam Dunn,
    ph 464 3176

Community Halls

  • Strath Taieri Community Centre. Contact: John Carruthers, ph 464 3484. Bookings: Nicola Taylor, ph 027 420 8542
  • Hyde Hall. Contact: Matt Kinney, ph 444 4700
  • Hindon Hall. Contact: Mike Cowie, ph 489 1497


Fuel is available 24-hours from card operated fuel pumps at Trail Journeys depot on Swansea St (SH87), Middlemarch. EFTPOS only.

In Hyde, fuel is available at Cook Transport.


The Gym is located at Sports Pavillion in the showgrounds off Brown’s Road, Middlemarch. A wide range of equipment is available. It's open all year round but is sometimes booked for organised groups.Starting from 1st of September 2020 the cost will be $120 

Internet Access

Internet access is available through wi-fi at the Kissing Gate Café and the “Hot Spot” in Snow Avenue in the vicinity of the Middlemarch Railway Station.

Middlemarch Recycling Depot

Middlemarch now has a recycling depot located at the back of the Kissing Gate Café car park at 5 South Road (SH87). The depot will be open 24 hours a day. See also Dunedin City Council's recycling information page.

Motor home waste disposal

On Browns Rd, just up from the Community Centre.

A private disposal unit is located at Middlemarch Holiday Park, 26 Mold Street, Middlemarch.

Postal Service

The Middlemarch Postal Agency is located on Swansea St (SH87, Middlemarch, opposite Trail Journeys depot and the fuel outlet. Open 9am-12.00 noon weekdays and Friday 4-5pm.The Middlemarch Postal Agency is also a Dunedin City Council Service Agency.

Public Toilets

Pukerangi, Strath Taieri Community Centre and Middlemarch Railway Station. Also along the Otago Central Rail Trail as per the official map.

Recreation and Sports Clubs

Bowling Club. Contact David (Jock) Frew 4643 876 or 027 820 1923

Strath Taieri Collie Club. Contact: John Scott 027 279 2002

Deep Stream/Taieri Collie Club. Contact: Brendon Wilson 027 529 2936

Middlemarch Golf Club. Club Room: ph 464 3867 Rob Sutton 489 2226

Strath Taieri Community Library. Contact: Marion Wilson, ph 464 3841

Strath Taieri Pony Club. Contact: Lynnore Templeton, ph 464 3005

Strath Taieri Rugby Football Club. Contact Shane Taylor 027 314 4307

Middlemarch Swimming Club. Contact: Steph Macaulay, ph 464 3366

Sports Pavillion, Jock Frew, ph 464 3876

Service Clubs and Organisations

  • Strath Taieri A & P Society. Contact:Emma Barker 021 375 568
  • Strath Taieri Historical Society. Contact: Irene Ramsay 464 3145 or Dawn Coburn 464 3696
  • Strath Taieri Lions. President: David (Jock) Frew 4643 876 or 027 820 1923


  • Maggie's - Maggie's website
    16 Aberafon St, Middlemarch, ph 464 3611
    Souvenirs, gifts, old-fashioned sweets, fudge, cold drinks, cone ice-creams, icecream sundaes, milk shakes, milk, bread (frozen), meats, DVDs for hire, info centre and much more.

Telephone directory

Strath Taieri Lions new and updated telephone directory is now available.

Train Service

Suspended until further notice

Transfer Station

Garthmyl Rd, Middlemarch. Tuesday and Thursday: 10am-12pm. Weekends: 2 - 5pm. Contact: Irene Ramsey, ph 464 3145

Tree and Brush Cutting

Shelter break maintenance, tree and hedges, side trimming and topping. Locally owned and operated. ph Paul Beattie 022 191 2949 or 027 473 1025