What’s on in Otaki October 2017

School Holidays
Last day of school: Friday 29 Sept. Schools resume Monday 16 Oct.

The History of Maternity Care in Ōtaki, Tuesday 3 Oct, 7:30pm,  Rotary Hall, Aotaki Street. Ōtaki Historical Society.

Le Dep (film), Sunday 8 Oct, 3pm, Maoriland Hub, Main St, Otaki

ScavengAR Hunt, Monday 9 Oct – Friday 13th, Kapiti libraries. Discover Augmented Realtiy. 

Pink Ribbon Collecting, Friday 13 & Saturday 14 Oct, Ōtaki New World & Ōtaki Countdown.

Ōtaki Museum, Health Camp Exhibition: Thu, Fri, Sat, 10am – 2pm, 49 Main St, Ōtaki.

Open day: Options for Manawatū Gorge alternatives
Monday 11 Oct, 3pm – 8pm, Palmerston North Convention Centre
Tuesday 12 Oct, 3pm – 8pm, Woodville Sports Stadium

Through our Lens, Saturday Oct 14th 5pm at the Māoriland Hub Hear from some of the rangatahi who participated.

Mele Murals (film), Sunday 15 Oct, 6pm, Maoriland Hub, Main St, Otaki

Futsal indoor soccer starts Monday 16 Oct, Nga Purapura.
Register early to get into a team: 35 children max. Text Jamie 027 738 7111

Labour Day Garage Sale, Monday Oct 23, 9am – midday, Otaki Memorial Hall, Main Street, Otaki

PP2Ō Expressway Public Days,
Saturday Oct 28, 10am – 2pm, Māoriland Film Hub, 68 Main St, Ōtaki,
Sunday Oct 29 10am – 2pm, Te Horo Community Hall

Kapiti Arts Trail, Oct 28/29, Nov 4/5, 10am–5pm

The Comedy Hub, Saturday 28 Oct 8pm, Civic Theatre, Otaki. Live stand-up comedy. 

NZ Blood Service needs donors New and old donors: Tuesday 31 Oct, 1 – 6pm, Te Wananga o Raukawa, 144 Tasman Rd, Ōtaki

Harakeke Weaving Workshop, Sat 14 Oct 10am, Otaki Gorge, birgitmoffatt@gmail.com


Sunday Market (Ōtaki Women’s Community Club). This month: 1st, 15th & 29th October, SH1 Ōtaki.

Te Horo Market, First Sunday of the month. 10am – 12:30pm. 1 October.

Te Horo Drinks and Nibbles, First Friday of the month. Te Horo Hall, 5:30 – 7:30pm, 6 October 

Waitohu Stream and Dune Care Group
Every Monday, 9.30–11.am, north Ōtaki Beach
Join our friendly group and learn about growing eco-sourced plants from local seed. Planting and weeding in the dunes, nursery or by the stream, followed by a cuppa. Phone Belinda, 364-5573, or email belindamc11@slingshot.co.nz.

Otaki Community Recovery Centre
Every Friday, 9:30 – 11-30am, House of Hope, 7 Waerenga Rd, Ōtaki
Gentle exercises for people recovering from stroke or injury, operation, illness, or problems like arthritis.

Otaki Museum, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10am – 2pm, 49 Main St, Ōtaki

Breakfast Club, 8am – 8:45am, every school day, Otaki Baptist, Cnr Te Manuao Rd and SH1

Coming up

Waitohu School Fireworks Extravaganza, Fri 3 November, 6:30pm , Haruatai Park

Kapiti Arts Trail (weekend two) Nov 4/5, 10am–5pm

Big Bang 6hr Adventure Race, Sat 4 Nov Otaki Golf Club, eventfinda.co.nz

Rowley Habib: Portrait of an Artist Mongrel, Sun 12 Nov 3pm, Maoriland Hub, Main St, Otaki

Otaki Christmas At the Races, Fri 1 Dec, Thu 21 Dec, Otaki Racecourse